Yield: 4 servings
5 from 1 vote

Swordfish Burgers

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 8 mins
Total Time: 18 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Salad
Cuisine: American
These swordfish burgers with lemon vinaigrette are easy to make and are ready in less than 20 minutes. Perfect for lunch or dinner and super healthy.


  • 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


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


Serving: 1burger, Calories: 304.3kcal, Carbohydrates: 5.3g, Protein: 33.4g, Fat: 16g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 63mg, Sodium: 148.8mg, Fiber: 0.7g, Sugar: 0.1g
Blue Smart Points: 4
Green Smart Points: 4
Purple Smart Points: 4
Points +: 8