Swordfish Burgers with Lemon Vinaigrette

These swordfish burgers are easy to make and are ready in less than 20 minutes. A great way to eat fish if you are not a big fish lover. You can try making them with tuna or salmon or with different herbs for a variety of flavors. Perfect for lunch or dinner and super healthy.

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Swordfish Burgers


  • 1.5 lbs (24 oz) swordfish steaks, skin removed
  • 3 tbsp chopped chives
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 shallot
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • lemon zest
  • salt and fresh pepper
  • oil spray
  • mixed greens or chopped romaine

For the Lemon Vinaigrette:

  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 8 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and fresh pepper


  1. Cut fish into large chunks, and put about 1/4 of the fish into a food processor along with garlic and shallots.
  2. Pulse until it becomes almost pasty.
  3. Place into a medium bowl.
  4. Place the remaining fish into food processor and pulse on and off until chopped.
  5. Combine with the rest of the fish in the bowl and add chives, lemon zest, breadcrumbs, salt and pepper.
  6. Mix well and form into 4 patties.
  7. In a large non-stick skillet, spray a little oil and heat on medium-high.
  8. Add fish and cook about 4 minutes on each side.
  9. To BBQ: Grill 4-6 inches above the fire on a lightly oiled grill rack.
  10. Grill on medium flame, about 4 minutes each side.
  11. Whisk vinaigrette ingredients in a small bowl.
  12. Serve fish burgers over a bed of greens and drizzle with lemon vinaigrette.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 4 servings, Serving Size: 1 burger

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Freestyle Points: 4
  • Points +: 8
  • Calories: 304.3 calories
  • Total Fat: 16g
  • Saturated Fat: g
  • Cholesterol: mg
  • Sodium: 148.8mg
  • Carbohydrates: 5.3g
  • Fiber: 0.7g
  • Sugar: 0.1g
  • Protein: 33.4g
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