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Tuna with Wasabi Sauce

 Tuna  with Wasabi Sauce
Wasabi mayonnaise can be found in the Asian section of your local supermarket. Wasabi, an Asian plant similar to horseradish, has a fiery flavor. Add some plain mayonnaise to make a milder sauce.
4 ServingsPrep: 5 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium teriyaki sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 4 tuna steaks (8 ounces each)
  • 1/2 cup wasabi mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

Directions

  • In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the teriyaki sauce,
  • vinegar and oil; add tuna. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate
  • for up to 1 hour. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the
  • mayonnaise, onion and lemon juice until blended. Refrigerate until
  • serving.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper
  • towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill tuna,
  • covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-6
  • minutes on each side or until medium-rare or until slightly pink in
  • the center. Serve with wasabi sauce. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 tuna steak with about 2 tablespoons sauce equals 458 calories, 25 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 112 mg cholesterol, 341 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 53 g protein.

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Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.