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Tuna Steaks with Salsa Recipe

Tuna Steaks with Salsa Recipe

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. YIELD: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)

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.

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.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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