Swordfish Skewers with Cilantro-Mint Pesto Recipe

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Swordfish Skewers with Cilantro-Mint Pesto
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  1. To prepare pesto, combine first 8 ingredients in a food processor; process until smooth. Let stand 30 minutes.
  2. Prepare grill to medium-high heat.
  3. To prepare skewers, combine lime rind and next 5 ingredients (through 2 garlic cloves) in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add fish to bag; seal. Marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes, turning bag once. Remove fish from bag; discard marinade. Thread fish and tomatoes alternately onto each of 8 (8-inch) skewers; sprinkle evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  4. Place skewers on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 6 minutes or until desired degree of doneness, turning every 2 minutes. Serve with pesto.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 376.47 Kcal (1576 kJ)
Calories from fat 129.93 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.44g 22%
Cholesterol 112.24mg 37%
Sodium 459.08mg 19%
Potassium 1849.7mg 39%
Total Carbs 23.2g 8%
Sugars 14.44g 58%
Dietary Fiber 7.03g 28%
Protein 38.22g 76%
Vitamin C 76.3mg 127%
Vitamin A 1.5mg 49%
Iron 177.6mg 987%
Calcium 118.4mg 12%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 61.12 Kcal (256 kJ)
Calories from fat 21.09 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.34g 22%
Cholesterol 18.22mg 37%
Sodium 74.53mg 19%
Potassium 300.29mg 39%
Total Carbs 3.77g 8%
Sugars 2.34g 58%
Dietary Fiber 1.14g 28%
Protein 6.2g 76%
Vitamin C 12.4mg 127%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 49%
Iron 28.8mg 987%
Calcium 19.2mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 7.9
  • 9

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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