You are here: Home » Recipes » Swordfish Steaks with Yucatecan Garlic-Spice Marinade Swordfish Steaks with Yucatecan Garlic-Spice Marinade Recipe by Our Cookbook CollectionKitchen Tested Yield 4 servings Prep 5 mins Cook 5 mins Grilled fish with a garlicky-spicy marinade. Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail This marinade is also great on chicken, most any find of fish and thin-cut grilled steaks. It's also an outstanding salad dressing on tomatoes or grilled green beans simply by mixing a little of it with oil and vinegar. Ingredients 12 cloves garlic1/3 cup vegetable or olive oil6 tablespoons vinegar1 pinch ground cloves1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 teaspoon dried oregano1/2 teaspoon sugar1/2 teaspoon salt1 1/2 pounds swordfish steaks4 small tomatoes, quartered Lime wedges (optional) Instructions Drop garlic cloves one by one into running blender or food processor to thoroughly chop. Add oil, vinegar and spices; cover and process until very smooth. Pour marinade over fish and marinate 2 to 4 hours. Remove fish from marinade and discard marinade. Grill fish 5 to 8 minutes on each side. Adapted from Mexican Everyday, by Rick Bayless (W. W. Norton & Company, 2005).