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Citrus-Ginger Tuna Steaks Recipe

Citrus-Ginger Tuna Steaks Recipe

Now that I am retired, I have lots of time to plan, experiment and prepare meals...but this tuna, with its well-seasoned marinade, takes only a few minutes to make."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 tuna steak (8 ounces each)

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Pour 1/2 cup marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add tuna steaks. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 2-4 hours. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill tuna, uncovered, or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-7 minutes on each side for medium-rare or until slightly pink in the center. Serve with reserved marinade. Yield: 2 servings.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.