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Balsamic-Glazed Tuna Steaks

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Makes

4 servings

Simple to prepare but full of flavor, these tuna steaks have a slight sweetness, thanks to the delicious balsamic glaze. Ready in minutes, they're perfect for hectic days. —Laura McDowell Lake Villa, Illinois

Ingredients

  • 4 tuna steaks (3/4 inch thick and 6 ounces each)
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 teaspoons dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

Directions

  1. Sprinkle tuna with pepper and salt. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill fish, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 3-5 minutes on each side for medium-rare or until slightly pink in the center.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Serve with fish.

Nutrition Facts

1 tuna steak with 1 tablespoon sauce: 210 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 77mg cholesterol, 505mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 40g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

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