TUNA STEAK TUTORIAL

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Wednesday, December 3, 2008

GRILLED AHI STEAKS (YELLOW FIN TUNA)







GRILLED AHI STEAKS
(YELLOW FIN TUNA) ...A great tuna steak recipe. Try it. Nice !

INGREDIENTS
  • 2-8 oz yellow fin tuna steaks
Marinade:
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 clove crushed garlic (for each steak)
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • small amount of sea salt, to taste
  • fresh ground black pepper, to taste
INSTRUCTIONS
In a shallow 9 X 13 inch glass dish, prepare all of the marinade ingredients. Remember, if you have more than 2 8 oz tuna steaks, you might need to adjust the ingredients to marinate. Marinate both sides (dredge steaks and get marinade on both sides). Let sit in efrigerator for 30 minutes before grilling.
*Soy sauce will overpower tuna if you marinate for too long!
Light the grill while tuna is marinating. Once coals are white (30 minutes) spread them and clean the grill, then wipe with oil so steaks don't stick.
Grill for 4 minutes or less per side for 1 inch steaks, depending on how you like them. Steaks should be firm with pink in the middle. If you prefer steaks to be more rare, grilling time should be 2 1/2 minutes on each side.

Recommended Side dishes: Serve with white and long grain wild rice (We used Vigo) and grilled yellow squash cut lengthwise, sprinkled with Sea Salt and pepper squash and drizzled with Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Use the same marinade as for the tuna. For grilled squash, brush with marinade frequently during grilling, and grill until just tender. This nice fresh tuna steak recipe is ready to serve. Hmmm...nice one ! Enjoy the feasts !

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1 comment:

outdoorgriller said...

That sounds I love ahi tuna but I like to steam the fish ion the grill in foil packet.If you want more recipes or if you want to take a look at the collection of tips I have for grilling you can visit www.cookingandgrillinoutdoors.com