Swordfish recipes roasted wheel

Swordfish Wheel

Easy to make and perfect for entertaining a large number of guests, a wheel will serve up to 8 people. For this recipe you will need a round baking pan the same dimensions of the wheel, and a larger pan to cook in the oven in Bain Marie. #yourguardianchef #seafood #recipe
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword baked swordfish, swordfish in the oven, swordfish wheel
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 154kcal
Author Laura Tobin


  • 1 Swordfish wheel about 2 kilos 35 oz
  • 3 cherry tomatoes
  • few fresh basil leaves
  • salt & pepper
  • olive oil


  • Make sure that there are no bone chips on the swordfish wheel.
    Swordfish recipes roasted wheel
  • Rinse under water and dry with a paper kitchen cloth
    Swordfish recipes roasted wheel
  • Cut the cartilage and the bone from the meat and remove them. If you don’t do so, the wheel will deform while cooking.
    Swordfish recipes roasted wheel
  • You can use the bone for a swordfish ragu
    Swordfish recipes roasted wheel
  • Salt both sides of the wheel
    Swordfish recipes roasted wheel
  • Cover the base of baking pan with olive oil.
  • Place the wheel inside, and cover with cherry tomatoes cut in half and basil leaves cut in stripes. Sprinkle with olive oil
    swordfish wheel in the oven
  • Place the pan inside a larger one and add water. Place something underneath the pan to let the water circulate underneath. You can use some metal corks
  • Cook in the oven at 180C checking every once in a while. The swordfish will be ready when white juice comes out if pierced with a toothpick. The cooking time will be about 1 hour, but it depends on the height of the wheel and the type of oven.
  • Once ready, take it out of the oven and let it rest for a few minutes, uncovered.
    Swordfish recipes roasted wheel
  • The swordfish while cooking, releases a clear juice full of flavour.
  • Serve pouring the juice over the swordfish.


Calories: 154kcal | Protein: 20g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 86mg | Potassium: 458mg | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 1.5mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 0.5mg