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Double-Sesame Grilled Tuna

You can serve the tuna with quick-cooking rice and steamed baby bok choy to round out your meal.

Cooking Light SEPTEMBER 2009

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 tuna steak)
  • Total:20 Minutes


  • 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


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.


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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 208
  • Fat: 8.4g
  • Saturated fat: 1.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.7g
  • Protein: 30.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 1g
  • Fiber: 0.2g
  • Cholesterol: 48mg
  • Iron: 1.6mg
  • Sodium: 317mg
  • Calcium: 20mg

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