Spicy Marinated Shark or Swordfish

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2poundshark (gray fish) or swordfish steaks, 1 inch thick
1⁄3cuplemon juice
1mediumonion (chopped)
1⁄2cupcilantro (chopped)
6clovegarlic (pressed)
1 piece of ginger, about 1 inch long (sliced)
1smallgreen chili (seeded and chopped – or dash of cayenne pepper sauce)
  lemon wedges


Combine all ingredients except fish and lemon wedges in a blender and purée to a smooth paste. Cut fish into 2-inch chunks and marinate them in the purée for 1 hour or more, turning occasionally to coat them evenly.

Broil marinated fish chunks either in the oven or over medium hot coals and brush with marinade while broiling. Serve fish chunks with lemon wedges and rice.


Preparation time does not include marinating. Mullet, king mackerel, or cero may be used for this recipe.

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