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Adobo Tuna with Black-Eyed Pea Salad

Yield 4 servings
Adobo is a garlic, cumin, and sour-citrus marinade.


  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 (1/2-inch-thick) tuna steaks (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cracked pepper
  • Black-Eyed Pea Salad
  • Garnishes: lime slices, fresh cilantro sprigs
  • Garnishes: lime slices, fresh cilantro sprigs

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag; add tuna. Seal; chill 1 hour, turning occasionally.

  2. Remove tuna from plastic bag, discard marinade.

  3. Place tuna on a lightly greased rack in a broiler pan.

  4. Broil 4 inches from heat (with electric oven door partially open) 4 minutes or until desired degree of doneness. Do not turn. Serve with Black-Eyed Pea Salad. Garnish, if desired.