Oven Roasted Swordfish with Bourbon Barrel Aged Maple Butter

Oven Roasted Swordfish with Bourbon Barrel Aged Maple Butter


  • 2 swordfish steaks (6oz each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup room temperature butter
  • 1 tablespoon multicolor coarse ground peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar chalet bourbon barrel aged maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives
  • 2 tablespoons of oil (vegetable, grape seed or peanut oil)


  2. In a small bowl mix together Bourbon Barrel Maple Syrup, room temperature butter, lemon zest and half of the salt and pepper.
  3. In medium sauté pan heat oil over medium heat, season swordfish with other half of salt and peppercorns.
  4. Add swordfish steaks to pan and sear one side for 3 minutes until golden brown.
  5. Turn steaks over and place in preheated oven for 10 minutes.
  6. Remove swordfish from pan and transfer to plate.
  7. Scoop maple bourbon butter on top of swordfish steaks.
  8. Let sit for 1 minute so maple bourbon butter will start to melt, garnish with chopped chives.
  9. Serve.

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