Grilled Tuna Steaks with Cilantro and Basil

Grilled Tuna Steaks with Cilantro and Basil
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Grilled Tuna Steaks with Cilantro and Basil

Tuna is a very lean fish and will dry out if overcooked. Cook to an internal temperature of 145°.

 

This Heart-Check Certified recipe is brought to you by CanolaInfo.

Nutrition Facts

Grilled Tuna Steaks with Cilantro and Basil

CaloriesCalories

210 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

27g Per Serving

FiberFiber

0g Per Serving
×
Calories 210
Total Fat 10.0 g
Saturated Fat 2.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.- g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.0 g
Cholesterol 45 mg
Sodium 240 mg
Total Carbohydrate 2 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 1 g
Protein 27 g

Dietary Exchanges
4 lean meat

Ingredients

Servings  6  

  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 6 tuna steaks (rinsed, patted dry)
  • canola oil cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup chopped, fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped, fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic

Directions

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  1. In small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, canola oil and pepper flakes. Place tuna steaks and 2 Tbsp of soy sauce mixture in a large, resealable plastic bag. Turn bag several times to coat tuna steaks. Refrigerate no longer than 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat grill coated with cooking spray over high heat. Meanwhile, in another small bowl, combine cilantro, basil, lime juice, vinegar and garlic.
  3. Remove tuna from bag, discarding any leftover marinade, and grill tuna for 1 1/2 minutes on each side or until very pink in center (internal temperature of 145 °F). Do not overcook tuna or it will become tough. Serve with remaining soy sauce mixture and top with equal amounts of cilantro mixture.

This Heart-Check Certified recipe is brought to you by CanolaInfo.

Tuna is a very lean fish and will dry out if overcooked. Cook to an internal temperature of 145°.

 

This Heart-Check Certified recipe is brought to you by CanolaInfo.

Nutrition Facts

Grilled Tuna Steaks with Cilantro and Basil

CaloriesCalories

210 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

27g Per Serving

FiberFiber

0g Per Serving
×
Calories 210
Total Fat 10.0 g
Saturated Fat 2.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.- g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.0 g
Cholesterol 45 mg
Sodium 240 mg
Total Carbohydrate 2 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 1 g
Protein 27 g

Dietary Exchanges
4 lean meat

Ingredients

Servings  6  

  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 6 tuna steaks (rinsed, patted dry)
  • canola oil cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup chopped, fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped, fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. In small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, canola oil and pepper flakes. Place tuna steaks and 2 Tbsp of soy sauce mixture in a large, resealable plastic bag. Turn bag several times to coat tuna steaks. Refrigerate no longer than 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat grill coated with cooking spray over high heat. Meanwhile, in another small bowl, combine cilantro, basil, lime juice, vinegar and garlic.
  3. Remove tuna from bag, discarding any leftover marinade, and grill tuna for 1 1/2 minutes on each side or until very pink in center (internal temperature of 145 °F). Do not overcook tuna or it will become tough. Serve with remaining soy sauce mixture and top with equal amounts of cilantro mixture.

This Heart-Check Certified recipe is brought to you by CanolaInfo.