Swordfish is a very large fish that lives in temperate waters worldwide. Each fish averages 200 to 600lbs. The fish has white, moderately fatty flesh that is meaty but mild flavored. The fish is very versatile and can be broiled, baked, poached or grilled.
You can purchase swordfish in well-stocked grocery stores or fish markets. See our seafood seasons chart for availability times.
If you don't have swordfish then some good substitutes include any of these meaty whitefish:
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