We shouldn't be eating swordfish. This overfished species is caught using methods that have high by-catch issues, significantly impacting dolphins, turtles and sharks. They also have to be imported, adding a big carbon footprint to the significant environmental impact.
Below are our suggestions for totally delicious, sustainable alternatives. Let's hear it for mackerel, gurnard and monkfish! These locally landed beauties have a rich, intense and meaty meat very similar to swordfish, but with a far smaller impact on the marine environment.