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Garlic Herbed Grilled Tuna Steaks

 Garlic Herbed Grilled Tuna Steaks
"After enjoying yellowfin tuna at a restaurant in southwest Florida, I came up with this recipe so I could enjoy the flavor of my favorite fish at home.” —Jan Huntington, Painesville, Ohio
4 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 4 tuna steaks (6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the lemon juice, oil,
  • garlic and thyme. Add the tuna; seal bag and turn to coat.
  • Refrigerate for up to 30 minutes, turning occasionally.
  • Remove tuna from bag; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Drain and
  • discard marinade. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using
  • long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack.
  • Grill tuna, covered, over medium-hot heat or broil 4 in. from the
  • heat for 3-4 minutes on each side for medium-rare or until slightly
  • pink in the center. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 tuna steak equals 218 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 77 mg cholesterol, 211 mg sodium,

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Garlic Herbed Grilled Tuna Steaks (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 40 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 fat.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.