Recipe from The Classic Grill
The Classic Grill is one of the most popular restaurants in the Brainerd Lakes area. If you have plans to visit Madden’s Resort or just live in the area, don’t forget to stop in to try the latest specials, enjoy a casual lunch on the deck before a round of golf, or celebrate a special occasion over dinner with friends.
Darrell Lorenz, The Classic Grill’s chef prepares a different seafood dish to tempt your pallet each week, so we asked him to share one of his favorites with you.
Grilled Swordfish with cucumber watermelon salad, mint ginger vinaigrette, and lime
4 – 8oz Swordfish steaks
Kosher Salt to season
Black Pepper to season
Directions: Season swordfish with salt & pepper, drizzle with olive oil before grilling.
Cucumber Watermelon Salad:
3 c. Seedless watermelon, rind removed, thinly sliced in 1″ squares
2 c. English Cucumber, thinly sliced
1 T. Mint, chopped
kosher salt to taste
black pepper to taste
Mint Ginger Vinaigrette:
1 c. Mint, fresh
1 T. pickled ginger
4 T. Agave nectar (or honey)
6 T. Rice wine vinegar
3 T. Olive oil
Directions: Place all ingredients in blender, puree until smooth.
Directions to complete salad: Toss watermelon, cucumber and mint with mint ginger vinaigrette, salt and pepper to taste.
Plate salad, top with fish, garnish with finger lime (or substitute regular lime).
We hope to see you at The Classic Grill soon!
The Classic Grill Hours:
Open for lunch and dinner every day, 11am-9pm
Call to make reservations: 218-829-2811