Pan-Fried Shark or Swordfish

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2poundshark or swordfish steaks
1 lemon (juiced)
1tablespoonolive oil
1largeonion (chopped)
1clovegarlic (minced)
1tablespoonparsley (minced)
28ouncecanned tomatoes
10 black olives (pitted)
  butter and olive oil for frying


Sprinkle shark or swordfish steaks with lemon juice and salt and let them stand for an hour.

Heat butter with olive oil and sauté onion, garlic, and parsley for 3 minutes. Stir in tomatoes (break them up with a spoon), basil, pepper, and capers, then cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Add olives in the last 5 minutes of cooking and season to taste.

Heat frying butter and olive oil very hot, dust fish with flour, then fry the steaks until browned and crisp. Serve sizzling hot accompanied by a bowl of sauce of your choice.

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