Serving swordfish steaks for dinner? Grilled swordfish steaks are a perfect spring or summer dinner and goes well with fresh fruits, vegetables, greens and grains. Try one of these delicious sides to go with it.
Swordfish is a fantastic fish that is protein rich, high in fatty acids and loaded with health benefits.
It’s also an easy meal prep.
Simply drizzle thick swordfish steaks with olive oil, salt and black pepper and place them on an outdoor grill on medium-high heat for about 12 minutes total time for perfect swordfish every time.
It’s a firm and meaty fish and swordfish pairs beautiful with so many easy to make side dishes.
Whether you prefer a starch, fresh greens or summer sweet tomatoes, there is a delicious choice for your main course.
Here are the best side dishes that pair with my favorite swordfish recipe.
Coconut flavor and a hint of lime in every bite.
This rice dish is a great accompaniment to any fresh fish especially swordfish.
Plain rice can be boring.
This coconut rice is served in about 30 minutes and easy to make ahead and reheat.
Lemon Risotto with Asparagus and Peas
Tangy lemon juice and fresh sweet peas compliment fish from the grill.
Sweet asparagus is added to this easy to make risotto.
This recipe is baked in the oven and ready in about 30 minutes.
This is an excellent side dish for those who want a grain as a side dish.
Arugula Salad with Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella
Sweet tomatoes and creamy mozzarella cheese is paired with fresh arugula for a spicy bite.
It’s the perfect combination of sweet and spicy. Swordfish served along side is the ideal main dish.
The drizzle of aged balsamic vinegar and extra-virgin olive oil adds to the fish flavors from the grill.
Couscous Salad with Grilled Vegetables, Lemon & Goat Cheese
This recipe is great choice with most main dishes, particularly fresh seafood.
Perfectly roasted vegetables paired with fresh lemon and goat cheese equals delicious flavor.
The whole grains and fresh veggies make this healthy dish the perfect recipe to serve a crowd.
Served at room temperature or cold, it’s a great way to add bright flavor and color to your dinner plate.
Make it ahead of time so it’s ready to pull out of the fridge when the swordfish steaks come off the grill.
Tomatoes Caprese Salad
Fresh homegrown tomatoes picked off the vine fresh during the height of summer is a dinner staple in our house.
It’s a simple preparation and is an excellent choice with my swordfish steak recipe.
Layered with mozzarella cheese and fresh picked basil, juicy tomatoes Caprese are a delicious side dish for swordfish steaks.
Peach Pico de Gallo
The sweet flavor of fresh peaches paired with red onion, peppers and tomatoes can be served over many fish dishes.
Similar to a mango salsa, it’s an excellent option for mild swordfish.
It’s delicious over any versatile fish, including mahi mahi and salmon.
I’ll make a small bowl so there is plenty left over.
What you don’t finish save for later.
This peach Pico de Gallo is delicious served over grilled chicken as well as with a bag of your favorite tortilla chips.
Sweet & Spicy Potato Chips
These sweet potato chips or no ordinary snack.
They pair nicely with fish topped with a fruit salsa.
Add a shake of barbecue seasoning to the chips for a bit of sweet heat and flavor.
Roasted Rosemary Mini Honey Gold Potatoes
Crispy Hasselback mini oven roasted potatoes are always a crowd pleaser.
Easy to make in about 30 minutes with minimal prep, serve this with any main dish.
It’s a good alternative to a potato casserole.
Pineapple Salsa (Pico de Gallo)
If you prefer pineapple over peaches, then this pineapple salsa easily dress up fish from the hot grill.
The sweet heat and crunch from the salsa is a good option for a hot sunny day.
The sweet flavor pairs wonderfully with the firm texture of swordfish.
Caprese Tortellini Pasta Salad
This summer pasta salad is bursting with flavor. The fresh juicy tomatoes combined with the creamy mozzarella make this side dish an ideal accompaniment to so many grilled fish dishes.
What to Serve with Swordfish
- Coconut Rice
- Lemon Risotto with Asparagus and Peas
- Arugula Salad with Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella
- Couscous Salad with Grilled Vegetables, Lemon & Goat Cheese
- Tomatoes Caprese Salad
- Peach Pico de Gallo
- Sweet & Spicy Potato Chips
- Roasted Rosemary Mini Honey Gold Potatoes
- Pineapple Salsa (Pico de Gallo)
- Caprese Tortellini Pasta Salad
- Choose a side dish for your swordfish.
- Shop and gather your side dish ingredients.
- Create a delicious side dish for your swordfish meal.