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Chargrilled swordfish, capsicum salad and soft-boiled egg

Australian Gourmet Traveller fast Spanish recipe for chargrilled swordfish, capsicum salad and soft-boiled egg.

By Rodney Dunn
  • 10 mins preparation
  • 14 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Chargrilled swordfish, capsicum salad and soft-boiled egg


  • 4 eggs, at room temperature
  • 80 ml (1/3 cup) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 red capsicum (about 1 kg), seeds removed, thinly sliced lengthways
  • 4 anchovy fillets, thinly sliced lengthways
  • 4 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 4 swordfish steaks (about 150gm each)


  • 1
    Place eggs in a small saucepan, cover with cold water and bring to the boil over high heat, cook until soft boiled (3½ minutes), cool under cold running water, peel and set aside.
  • 2
    Heat 60ml olive oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat, add capsicum and stir occasionally until softened (7-10 minutes). Add anchovy, green onion and sherry vinegar, and season to taste.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, heat a chargrill pan over medium-high heat, brush swordfish with remaining olive oil and cook, turning once, until just cooked through (3-4 minutes on each side). Serve with capsicum salad and soft-boiled eggs.
  • Author: Rodney Dunn