Sicilian Swordfish



Sicilian Swordfish is a typical dish of the culinary tradition of the city of Messina, in southern Italy. It is a simple, genuine recipe, prepared with typical Sicilian ingredients: swordfish, cherry tomatoes, olives and capers.



  • 300 gr of Sliced swordfish
  • 300 g Cherry tomatoes
  • 50 gr of Pitted green olives
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove of Garlic
  • 10 gr of Capers
  • Oregano
  • Salt up
  • Black pepper



To prepare Sicilian swordfish, start with the cherry tomatoes: rinse them, dry them and cut them in half. In a pan pour the oil with a peeled garlic clove. Brown and add the tomatoes. Add salt, add the oregano and cook for about ten minutes.

Meanwhile, take the pitted olives, cut them into slices and add them to the sauce, add also the capers.

Remove the clove of garlic and add the swordfish letting it cook for 2-3 minutes per side. At the end of cooking, add a pinch of black pepper.

When the swordfish is cooked, put it in a serving dish and add others capers as a decoration.