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Peppered Tuna Kabobs

 Peppered Tuna Kabobs
When we barbecue, we like to wow our guests, so dogs and burgers are out! We make tuna skewers topped with salsa—the perfect easy recipe. My five kids like to help me put them together. —Jennifer Ingersoll, Herndon, Virginia
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1/2 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 pound tuna steaks, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 2 large sweet red peppers, cut into 2x1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium mango, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes


  • For salsa, in a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients; set
  • aside.
  • Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, rub
  • on grill rack to coat lightly. Rub tuna with pepper. On four metal
  • or soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread red peppers, tuna and
  • mango.
  • Grill, covered, over medium heat 10-12 minutes for medium-rare or
  • until slightly pink in the center and peppers are tender, turning
  • occasionally. Serve with salsa. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 kabob equals 205 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 51 mg cholesterol, 50 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber,

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Peppered Tuna Kabobs (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 29 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.