Swordfish Steaks | Fresh Box | Wild caught
Swordfish Steaks | Fresh Box | Wild caught
Swordfish Steaks | Fresh Box | Wild caught
Swordfish Steaks | Fresh Box | Wild caught
Swordfish Steaks | Fresh Box | Wild caught
Swordfish Steaks | Fresh Box | Wild caught
Swordfish Steaks | Fresh Box | Wild caught
Swordfish Steaks | Fresh Box | Wild caught
Swordfish Steaks | Fresh Box | Wild caught

Swordfish Steaks | Fresh Box | Wild caught

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  • About

    AN ICONIC FISH WITH A DELICIOUS FLAVOUR

    Known for its distinctive sword-shaped bill, the swordfish is an elusive, solitary, and powerful oceanic apex predator. It is as sought after for for its delicious, mildly sweet flavour.  Swordfish travel great distances in search of prey and ours are caught off Cape Point by fishermen leaving from Table Bay.

    CONTENTS

    2x Swordfish Steaks (approx. 800g-950g per box) Serves 4

  • Instructions

    Your box will arrive fresh, simply store in your fridge and use at your leisure (up to 5 days). For home freezing, freeze on the day of arrival, and use within 3 months. Swordfish flesh colour may change colour from a light white to light brown once frozen (this is normal).

  • Sustainability

    Because of its appeal to both sport fishermen and chefs alike, swordfish have been overfished for a long time. And while SASSI regards the Atlantic Ocean population as sustainable, there are strict regulations on who may catch these fish using the longline fishing method. All our swordfish is sourced from a small fleet of local owned and operated licensed fishing vessels allowed to bring in this type of catch.

    ECOSYSTEM IMPACT : Medium high

    GEAR USED : Pelagic longline / bycatch of demersal longline

    SUPPORTING LOCALS : Yes

    DISTANCE TRAVELLED : 50km

    DOLPHIN / TURTLE IMPACT : Medium high

    REPRODUCTION POTENTIAL : Medium

  • Fishwife Recipes

    Golden Pan-seared Swordfish Steaks

    If you’re wondering how to prepare your swordfish, our partner site The Fishwife has shared this simple four ingredient recipe. You will need:

    • 2 Swordfish steaks
    • 1 Tbsp Butter
    • Salt & Pepper to taste
    • Lemon juice (optional)

    Preparation:

    1. Remove swordfish steaks from packaging and pat dry with paper towel.
    2. Season with salt and pepper.
    3. Add butter to a pan or skillet on a medium-high heat and allow to melt.
    4. Sear the steaks for 3 minutes on each side.
    5. Remove from heat and allow to rest in a separate dish for 1 minute before serving.
    6. Transfer to a serving plate and enjoy with a squeeze of lemon if desired.
  • Delivery

    R65 same-day packaging & delivery fee

     CBD | Southern Suburbs | Houtbay | Plattekloof 

         Deep South | Table View, Blouberg, Melkbos | Durbanville 

             Stellenbosch | Somerset West | Franschhoek | Paarl 

            All zoned areas: Monday to Friday

            • Order before 11am and receive your delivery the same day.
            • Order after 11am and receive your delivery the following delivery day.
            • Please note we do not deliver on Saturday, Sunday and Public holidays

            We are working hard to extend our range. If you live outside our current delivery range but think there is significant demand in your area, please contact us.

             

          Customer Reviews
          5.0 Based on 48 Reviews
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          DG
          28/07/2021
          Denise G.
          South Africa
          Exquisite swordfish

          Most delicious and such fresh fish. A real treat. Delivery (on ice) within a few hours. Very happy!

          PK
          28/07/2021
          Patricia K.
          South Africa South Africa
          Lovely

          Lovely fish fillets!

          PH
          27/07/2021
          Patrick H.
          South Africa South Africa
          Fresh box of Swordfish steaks

          This was a repeat order and will definately continue. Excellent packaging and on-time delivery makes such a pleasant experience. These are perfect for the braai.

          JR
          16/07/2021
          Jackie R.
          South Africa South Africa
          Delicious fish, great service!

          Haven't had swordfish in a while and this was absolutely perfect and delicious. On top of that I ordered in the morning and received the fish nicely packaged and all the way in Franschhoek before 5pm. All in all a fantastic experience.

          CM
          07/07/2021
          Cobus M.
          South Africa South Africa
          Unbelievable service and quality

          I rarely write reviews but the team at Greenfish deserves every bit of praise and recognition. Lightning quick delivery of fish as fresh and clean as you can possibly hope for. At amazing value as well. I hope you continue to run a successful business for years to come. And yes, the swordfish is amazing.

          AP
          29/06/2021
          Andrew P.
          South Africa South Africa
          swordfish

          Thanking you for a wonfefull experiance. Beaufitull eating experiance. Thank you

          AS
          29/06/2021
          Alb S.
          South Africa South Africa
          Ryan you are superb

          Always fresh always fantastic - Ryan delivers he runs a superb business a rare commodity in todays world - the fish the same try it you will be delighted

          IJ
          02/06/2021
          Ingrid J.
          South Africa South Africa
          Quick to buy

          As soon as this was availability I snapped up 5 boxes for a friend and I. It’s wonderful and a real treat to get when available.

          SJ
          12/05/2021
          S. J.
          South Africa South Africa
          Fabulous service

          This company is amazing. Orders arrive on the same day as,ordered,if ordered before 11am. The fish we ordered was just as fabulous. Well packed in sealed boxes which contains the freshest fish. Swordfish was delicious. Can’t wait to cook the fresh tuna steaks.

          JD
          08/05/2021
          Jennifer D.
          South Africa South Africa
          I’m a convert!

          I don’t recall ever having had swordfish before, and was a little anxious about the experience. Well, was I in for a surprise! Can’t wait for my next visit to Cape Town so that I can order these again.

          AB
          07/05/2021
          Alan B.
          South Africa South Africa
          Swordfish Steaks

          First time we ordered these steaks. Pan fried 3 minutes each side. Really nice fish. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

          DG
          22/04/2021
          Dylan G.
          South Africa South Africa
          Fresh swordfish and prawn lovers box

          Hands down the freshest seafood in SA (unless you caught it yourself!) Perfect packaging, reliable delivery and great accompanying recipes from fish wife. I fish myself, for my blank days Greenfish has delivered several times, highly recommended

          AS
          07/04/2021
          andrew s.
          South Africa South Africa
          Always the best

          Just sublime - really a quality buy in all respects

          Greenfish Swordfish Steaks | Fresh Box | Wild caught Review
          AS
          17/03/2021
          andrew s.
          South Africa South Africa
          Unsurpassed fish - superb people what more to say

          I normally hate fish but this is an excellent place to get fresh fish from and it’s really fresh as they say you cannot go wrong here please believe me this is the only place I would buy fish from in the future

          Greenfish Swordfish Steaks | Fresh Box | Wild caught Review
          SJ
          15/03/2021
          Sharon J.
          South Africa South Africa
          Swordfish and Tuna

          The swordfish was fabulous. Our new favourite. Tuna steaks were delicious and thoroughly enjoyed off the braai. All fish was delivered fresh, well packed and timeously. Will definitely be ordering regularly.

          SM
          04/03/2021
          Sakkie M.
          South Africa South Africa
          Swordfish Nirvana

          I have a fairly big appetite and had concerns whether sharing a 440g steak with the wife was a good idea.I opted for the Fish Wife's very simple Golden Pan-Seared recipy.The result was stunning and the portion more than enough.(My portion was 240g,but then,I was the chef!) I do not envisage us eating swordfish,yellowtail and baby kingklip at our favourite haunts @ R180.00 per head soon unless the Lotto kicks in.My octopus is being pickled as I type.It looks and tastes like the real deal.Overall great doing business with you guys.I forgot to mention the stunning Spaghetti Vongole.Next on my list is sole.

          DW
          10/02/2021
          David W.
          South Africa South Africa
          Memories

          We have bought Swordfish a few times from Greenfish, my daughter, living in Italy, posted some pics at the market buying Swordfish, my 90 year old Dad who suffers dimentia looked at the pics and said remember when we first had swordfish, it was early 1987, remembered by the fact that Allan Donald was making his "unofficial" test debut and we watched at the Vasco Da Gama Tavern the day before me going to the Army, for a Dad and son farewell. It was also my introduction to the Vasco and Swordfish, still love them both. He then told me how much he missed Swordfish, with assistance from Ryan who managed to secure some swordfish and I was able to recreate the meal for my Dad and sister, her first time for Swordfish. The meal brought back so many good memories and created a few new ones, my sister is now a firm lover of swordfish. Thank you to Ryan and Green Fish for allowing us to rekindle those memories, the product is amazing and the service outstanding. Regards David Walker

          RM
          03/12/2020
          Ryan M.
          South Africa South Africa
          Awesome as always

          To start the fish is of the highest quality and the freshest I have ever eaten - I order tuna and swordfish and both the same . On top of that delivery is always unbelievably fast and everyone from the delivery drivers to the owners have a great positive attitude which shows the culture of the company . I’d give 6 stars if I could ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

          GD
          17/11/2020
          George D.
          South Africa South Africa
          Swordfish Steaks

          The fish arrived fresh and was sushi grade quality, which I was looking for. The family and I managed to eat it three ways, sashimi, poke bowl and fried with butter. Excellent! Well done to Green Fish

          LL
          10/11/2020
          Leandri L.
          South Africa South Africa
          Excellent experience

          This was the first time I placed an order and it will certainly be the first of many. I received superb quality swordfish that tasted amazing. I even received my fish on the same day I placed my order. Truely world class service!

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