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0 BBQ Swordfish with Charred Corn and Basil Relish

Jul 07

Here is a complete summer dinner suggestion on a plate. I love the butter Napa Cabbage and grilled asparagus to finish out this dish. The Charred corn and basil relish brings a wonderful freshness to this meaty fish.

BBQ Swordfish with Charred Corn and Basil Relish

On 07/07/2011 (Thursday) at 10:32 pm by Benny.
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  • Prep Time:
    10 min
  • Cook Time:
    15 min
  • Ready Time:
    25 min


2 servings


  • 12-16 oz of thick cut Swordfish filet

Swordfish Marinade

  • one cup olive oil
  • 1 cup cilantro
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • teaspoon smoked paprika
  • juice of one lemon
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • teaspoon honey
  • dash of kosher salt

Charred Corn and Basil Relish

  • one ear of corn on the grill until slightly charred
  • one tomato small chop
  • good glug of olive oil
  • handful chopped fresh basil
  • splash of white wine vinegar


Start by making your marinade for the swordfish, combine all ingredients in a food processor and blitz until smooth. Pour enough over your swordfish steaks to cover but make sure you save the rest of the marinade.

Make the charred corn relish by cutting the corn kernels off the cob with a knife and into a bowl. Add the chopped tomato, fresh basil, olive oil and vinegar and give it a good mix and into the fridge until ready to serve.

Now hot grill, season your swordfish with salt and pepper and grill  for about 4 min each side depending on the thickness. When done take off and drizzle some more of the marinade on the fish and cover with tin foil to rest.

To plate, fish down, some of the charred corn and basil relish on top. I served it with some grilled asparagus and napa cabbage sauteed in butter as well to keep it in the summer theme.


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MY BIO Benny Doro is a successful New York based businessman with over twenty years of experience in venture capital, early stage financing, entertainment media management and financial payment software development. In 2002, Mr. Doro became a partner in Marketview Financial Group, Inc. a private investment banking firm based on Wall Street. Mr. Doro has been instrumental in developing a number of projects from fruition thought funding through to taking them public. Mr. Doro is also a co- founder and Vice-President at Universal Vision Group, a leading provider e-commerce software providing international multi-currency pre-paid cards to both corporate users and consumers offering a complete Tier 1 pre-paid card issuer processing infrastructure. The company is also a e-commerce Payments Systems Provider with multiple banking relations and clients across America and internationally. Mr. Doro serves on the Board of Directors at Pyramid Media, Inc. (Pyramid Records), an entertainment company with multiple artists that provides major distribution through INgrooves Fontana and Universal Music Group Distribution, the largest distributor of music in the world. In 1995, Mr. Doro founded NextLevel Productions Inc., a multi-media advertising and marketing company. As CEO of the company, he managed multiple clients including negotiating content deals with artists such as Madonna, Van Halen, U2, KISS, Britney Spears, Jessica Simpson, and Sony Fanfire. In 2001, NextLevel merged with Wiremix Media Inc., and became the largest digital advertising company in the online gambling industry with over 65 clients. In 2002, Mr. Doro negotiated the sale of NextLevel to a publicly traded company. From 1985 to 2000, Mr. Doro performed in and managed a Rock and Roll band under the tutelage of Paul Stanley from KISS, which saw him performing in venues world-wide, while providing him with priceless insight into the entertainment and music industries

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