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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.

Recipe by Cooking Light June 2003


Credit: Photography: Becky-Stayner; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

Recipe Summary

4 servings (serving size: 1 steak and 1 1/2 tablespoons orange mayonnaise)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

245 calories; calories from fat 25%; fat 6.7g; saturated fat 1.2g; mono fat 1.7g; poly fat 3g; protein 40.1g; carbohydrates 3.4g; fiber 0.7g; cholesterol 82mg; iron 1.4mg; sodium 528mg; calcium 38mg.