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Swordfish a la Siciliana image

Sweet raisins, sour olives and piquant capers conspire to make this a memorable main dish.

Provided by Dan

Categories     World Cuisine Recipes     European     Italian

Time 55m

Yield 6

Number Of Ingredients 10

3 ounces raisins
5 tablespoons olive oil
1 small onion, minced
1 clove garlic, minced
½ pound ripe tomatoes, diced
10 green olives, pitted and minced
2 ounces pine nuts
¼ cup capers
2 pounds swordfish steaks
salt and pepper to taste


  • Soak raisins in lukewarm water for 30 minutes. Drain and set aside. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  • Heat olive oil in a large saucepan or skillet over high heat. Saute onion and garlic until soft. Stir in raisins, tomatoes, olives, pine nuts and capers. Cover pan, reduce heat to medium and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Season the steaks with salt and pepper. Place in a lightly oiled baking dish and cover with the cooked sauce. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, until steaks are firm.

Nutrition Facts : Calories 389.3 calories, Carbohydrate 13.3 g, Cholesterol 58.3 mg, Fat 23.1 g, Fiber 1.6 g, Protein 32.9 g, SaturatedFat 4.1 g, Sodium 453.5 mg, Sugar 2.3 g

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