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Tuna Steaks with Salsa Recipe
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Tuna Steaks with Salsa Recipe

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Harriet Stichter of Milford, Indiana relates, "Fish is often served with salsa in restaurants. Why not try it at home? Mango and carrots make this salsa unique."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 3/4 cup chopped peeled mango
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 4 tuna steaks (6 ounces each)

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (6 ounces) equals 81 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 174 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein.

Directions

  1. For salsa, in a bowl, combine the carrots, mango, lime juice, chives, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper, coriander and cumin; set aside. Sprinkle tuna steaks with remaining salt and pepper.
  2. 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 5-7 minutes on each side or until medium-rare or until slightly pink in the center. Serve with salsa. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Tuna Steaks with Salsa in Taste of Home June/July 2005, p40

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (6 ounces) equals 81 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 174 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Jun. 15, 2013

Husband is not to keen on coriander, but my son and I love it, my husband ate it and said not bad, will make it again but will not put as much coriander in for hubbys sake

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Reviewed Apr. 21, 2012

I used a different mango salsa recipe because I didn't have the carrots and am not a huge fan of coriander or cumin. However, I loved the simple salt and pepper on the tuna that allowed for the real flavor of the tuna to shine. We grilled it for barely 4 minutes on each side so that the middle was warm yet still pink. It was so yummy, I am making it again tonight for company!

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Reviewed Feb. 9, 2010

I made some personal adjustments to the dish since I don't like coriander or cumin. I added chopped serrano pepper to the salsa. The tuna steaks I marinated in olive oil, pressed garlic, black pepper, salt and balsamic vinegar before broiling, added a tablespoon of Kikkoman teriyaki sauce before broiling. The salsa was great and the tuna tender and tasty just loved it.

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