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Grilled Tuna


Courtesy of Lucinda Hutson

Super easy

Grilled Tuna


For 2 Person(s)


  • 2 8-oz. tuna steaks or sushi-grade ahi tuna, about 1 inch thick
  • 2 tablespoons lemon thyme (or any combination lemony herbs), minced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoons freshly ground pepper
  • 1 Sprinkling of crushed cayenne
  • 1 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt, to taste
  • Fresh lemon wedges

Grilled Tuna Directions

  1. Place tuna in shallow dish. In small bowl, combine all ingredients except lemon. Rub gently into both sides of  tuna.
  2. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, turning occasionally.
  3. On a hot grill or griddle, cook tuna  steaks about 3-4 minutes on both sides (or sear ahi for 1-2 minutes each side).  Sprinkle with salt and fresh lemon juice.

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