Grilled Tuna Steaks With Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Grilled Tuna Steaks With Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
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  • Total: 30 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 6 Tuna Steaks (6 Servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
609 Calories
38g Fat
4g Carbs
62g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 Tuna Steaks (6 Servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 609
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 38g 48%
Saturated Fat 7g 33%
Cholesterol 103mg 34%
Sodium 610mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Protein 62g
Calcium 79mg 6%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

These tuna steaks are grilled up hot and fast and served with a fantastic roasted pepper sauce. Watch the tuna very closely while it grills. You will want to take it off the moment it's cooked through the middle and not a second later.

Ingredients

  • 6 8-ounce/225 g. tuna steaks
  • 3/4 cup/180 mL olive oil
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL parsley, minced
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL marinated roasted peppers
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL scallions, sliced thinly
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL capers
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL fresh oregano, minced or 2 teaspoons/10 mL dried oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine 1/2 cup/120 mL olive oil with parsley, roasted peppers, scallions, 2 tablespoons/30 mL lemon juice, oregano, salt and pepper in a saucepan.

  2. Simmer over low temperature while stirring until completely mixed.

  3. Remove from heat and set aside and let cool for 5 minutes. Place sauce into a blender and blend until smooth.

  4. Place sauce back into the saucepan, add capers and keep warm.

  5. Coat tuna steaks with remaining olive oil and lemon juice.

  6. Cover and let sit for 30 minutes. Preheat grill as hot as you can get it. Season steaks with a little salt and black pepper.

  7. Place tuna steaks on an oiled grill grate and cook for about 4 to 5 minutes per side or until done. Tuna steaks are done when the meat is opaque through the middle. Do not overcook tuna.​

  8. Serve with roasted pepper sauce spooned over top.

Use Caution When Blending Hot Ingredients

Steam expands quickly in a blender, and can cause ingredients to splatter everywhere or cause burns. To prevent this, fill the blender only one-third of the way up, vent the top, and cover with a folded kitchen towel while blending.

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