Seared Swordfish With Stewed Sicilian-Style Broccoli Rabe

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“This is a delicious and elegant meal, very impressive on the plate. Pretty easy on the waistline as well. Cooks Note: Instead of swordfish, you could substitute 1-inch-thick tuna or mahi-mahi or marlin steaks -- just make sure your fish is firm and tight-fleshed, with no fishy odor.”

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  1. In large skillet over medium heat, warm 1 tablespoon of the oil. Add garlic, red pepper flakes, a large pinch of salt and a few grinds of black pepper. Cook until fragrant, about 1 1/2 minutes.
  2. Add the thicker broccoli rabe stems and wine, cover and cook until half-tender, 5 to 6 minutes.
  3. Add rest of the broccoli rabe and cook, covered, for 6 more minutes, until very tender.
  4. Uncover pan, add olives, and cook for a few more minutes to evaporate remaining liquid.
  5. Stir in lemon juice, and season with salt and pepper. Drizzle with another tablespoon of olive oil and set aside to keep warm, or heat gently just before serving.
  6. Heat large skillet over medium-high heat for 2 minutes. Season swordfish steaks with salt and pepper.
  7. Drizzle each with 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil per side (4 tablespoons total). Place the fish in the hot skillet and cook for 4 to 6 minutes on each side.
  8. Serve immediately, with the broccoli rabe.

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