Grilled Yellowfin Tuna with Romaine and Tropical Fruit

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
Total:
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 292
  • Fat: 5.4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 39.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 21.5g
  • Fiber: 3.3g
  • Cholesterol: 74mg
  • Iron: 2.1mg
  • Sodium: 362mg
  • Calcium: 66mg

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. 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. 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:

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