Spicy grilled tuna steaks

Spicy grilled tuna steaks


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About this recipe: A super-easy, healthy and delicious barbecued fish dish. Tuna is marinated in lime juice, jalapeno chilli and garlic. They are then grilled on a barbecue. Serve with a side salad, if desired.


Serves: 4 

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1 jalapeno chilli, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 450g yellowfin tuna steaks

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:20min marinating  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Whisk the olive oil, lime juice, jalapeno chilli, garlic, salt and pepper together in a flat-bottomed dish. Place the tuna steaks in the dish, turning to coat entirely in marinade. Refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  2. Preheat barbecue for high heat and lightly oil the cooking grate.
  3. Cook the steaks until they are beginning to firm up and are hot in the centre, 5 to 7 minutes per side.

Jalapeno chillies

Are available in speciality markets or online. If unavailable, use Scotch bonnet chillies to taste.

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