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Grilled Tuna with Avocado Salsa

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 tuna steak and 1/4 cup salsa)
Serve with tortilla chips and a margarita for a festive summer meal.

Ingredients

  • 4 (6-ounce) yellowfin tuna steaks (about 3/4 inch thick)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice, divided
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup chopped tomato
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 diced peeled avocado
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped

Nutrition Information

  • calories 293
  • caloriesfromfat 29 %
  • fat 9.6 g
  • satfat 1.7 g
  • monofat 5.1 g
  • polyfat 1.5 g
  • protein 41.3 g
  • carbohydrate 10.8 g
  • fiber 3.1 g
  • cholesterol 77 mg
  • iron 2.1 mg
  • sodium 366 mg
  • calcium 40 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a large grill pan over medium-high heat.

  2. Sprinkle fish with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Combine the sugar and 1 1/2 tablespoons juice; spread evenly over fish. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add fish to pan, and cook 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.

  3. While fish cooks, combine remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1 1/2 tablespoons juice, tomato, cilantro, avocado, and jalapeño, tossing gently. Serve fish with salsa.