Crispy and Quick, Guilt-free Air Fried Roasted Swordfish

Swordfish has been enjoyed as a seafood delicacy for centuries. It is a large, predatory fish found in tropical and temperate waters around the world. Its firm, meaty texture and mild flavor make it a popular choice for grilling, baking, and now, air frying. The air fryer is a relatively new kitchen appliance that uses hot air to cook food quickly and evenly, resulting in crispy and delicious dishes without the need for excess oil.

Air Fryer Roasted Swordfish

Recipe by Tyson GregoryCourse: MainCuisine: Seafood
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This recipe for air fryer roasted swordfish results in perfectly cooked, tender steaks with a crispy exterior. It’s a quick and easy way to enjoy this delicious and healthy fish.


  • 4 swordfish steaks

  • Salt

  • Pepper

  • Herbs and spices of your choice

  • Lemon juice (optional)


  • Preheat your air fryer to 375°F.
  • Rinse the swordfish steaks and pat them dry with paper towels.
  • Season the steaks with salt, pepper, and your choice of herbs and spices.
  • Place the steaks in the air fryer basket in a single layer.
  • Cook for 8-10 minutes, flipping halfway through, until the internal temperature reaches 145°F.
  • Let the steaks rest for a few minutes before serving.
  • Optional: squeeze some lemon juice over the steaks before serving for added flavor.


  • Make sure to preheat your air fryer to ensure even cooking.
  • If your air fryer has a smaller basket, you may need to cook the steaks in batches.
  • The cooking time may vary depending on the thickness of your swordfish steaks.

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