Grilled Yellowfin Tuna with Romaine and Tropical Fruit

Grilled Yellowfin Tuna with Romaine and Tropical Fruit Recipe
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine
Here's a healthy summer dish with everything you need - grilled yellowfin tuna, romaine lettuce and tropical fruit. The fish will cook on a hot grill pan quickly so you can have this impressive meal on the table in a snap.

Yield:

4 servings

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Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 292
Fat 5.4 g
Satfat 0.9 g
Monofat 2.8 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 39.8 g
Carbohydrate 21.5 g
Fiber 3.3 g
Cholesterol 74 mg
Iron 2.1 mg
Sodium 362 mg
Calcium 66 mg

Ingredients

4 cups packaged chopped romaine lettuce
2 cups chopped fresh pineapple
1 cup refrigerated presliced mango, chopped
1/3 cup chopped red onion
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
3/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
8 (3-ounce) Yellowfin tuna steaks
Cooking spray
4 lime wedges (optional)

Preparation

1. Combine first 7 ingredients in a large bowl; add 1 teaspoon oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper, tossing to combine.

2. Heat a large heavy grill pan over medium-high heat. Rub remaining 2 teaspoons olive oil over tuna; sprinkle tuna evenly with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add tuna to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Arrange 1 1/2 cups salad on each of 4 plates; top each serving with 2 tuna steaks. Serve with lime wedges, if desired.

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

David Bonom,

September 2010
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