Double-Sesame Grilled Tuna

Photo: Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Rose Nguyen
You can serve the tuna with quick-cooking rice and steamed baby bok choy to round out your meal.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 tuna steak)

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Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 208
Fat 8.4 g
Satfat 1.9 g
Monofat 2.6 g
Polyfat 2.7 g
Protein 30.3 g
Carbohydrate 1 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Iron 1.6 mg
Sodium 317 mg
Calcium 20 mg

Ingredients

1/4 cup lower-sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoons finely chopped green onions
2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds
2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
1 teaspoon chili oil
4 (6-ounce) tuna steaks (about 3/4-inch thick)
Cooking spray

Preparation

1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add tuna; seal and let stand 10 minutes, turning the bag occasionally.

2. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Remove tuna from bag; discard marinade. Add tuna to pan; cook for 5 minutes or until desired degree of doneness, turning once.

Note:

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September 2009