Press on a flavorful crust of cracked peppercorns before placing the tuna steak on an oak plank. Char one side of plank, then flip and place the fish on the darkened, smoke-infused wood for an extra boost of flavor.
1 (15 x 6 1/2 x 3/8-inch) oak grilling plank
1/4 cup low-fat mayonnaise
1/4 teaspoon grated orange rind
2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
2 teaspoons chopped fresh chives
4 (6-ounce) Bluefin tuna steaks (about 1 inch thick)
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons mixed peppercorns, crushed
How to Make It
Immerse and soak plank in water for 1 hour; drain.
Prepare grill, heating one side to medium and one side to high heat.
Combine mayonnaise, rind, juice, and chives; stir well with a whisk. Chill.
Lightly coat top of tuna with cooking spray. Sprinkle the tuna with salt; firmly press peppercorns into tuna.
Place plank on grill rack over high heat; grill 5 minutes or until lightly charred. Carefully turn plank over; move to medium heat. Place tuna on charred side of plank. Cover and grill 10 minutes or until desired degree of doneness. Serve tuna with orange mayonnaise.
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