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Marinated Tuna Steaks
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5 from 6 votes

Marinated Tuna Steaks

Serve up healthy fresh seafood for dinner with these lively Marinated Tuna Steaks gently soaked in soy, lime, olive oil, and seasonings.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Marinating30 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 3
Calories: 402kcal


  • 1 pound fresh Tuna steaks
  • 2 tablespoon Cooking oil
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame Seeds


  • ¼ cup Lime juice
  • ¼ cup Soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Olive oil
  • ¼ cup chopped Cilantro
  • ¼ teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 clove Garlic (minced)
  • ½ Jalapeno pepper (diced)


  • Combine all ingredients of the marinade and whisk together with a fork.
  • Place tuna steaks in a gallon zip-lock bag and add marinade, reserving 1 tablespoon. Let marinade for 15 minutes - 2 hours.
  • Add cooking oil to a heated skillet set to medium-high heat.
  • When oil is heated and shimmering add tuna steaks. Cook for 2-3 minutes per side, aiming to sear the exterior while the interior remains pink.
  • Remove from skillet and let rest for 5 minutes, spoon over the remaining tablespoon of marinade if desired, sprinkle with sesame seeds, then serve.


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Calories: 402kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 1139mg | Potassium: 445mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 3325IU | Vitamin C: 9.2mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 2mg