Grilled Tuna with Lime & Shallot

Photography, © Foodivine studio

  • Prep time 20 minutes
  • Total time 30 minutes
  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July/August 2022



In small skillet, heat avocado oil over medium-low heat. Add shallot and cook until softened, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to bowl. Add lime zest and juice, honey and soy sauce; mix. Set aside. 

Preheat barbecue to medium heat (about 350°F); grease grill. Brush tuna with canola oil; season with salt and pepper. Place tuna on grill; cook, turn­ing halfway through grilling time, until desired doneness, 4 to 6 minutes for medium-rare. Transfer tuna to serving platter; let rest 5 minutes.

Divide Mashed Peas with Ginger & Mint among 4 plates. Top with tuna steaks. Drizzle tuna with reserved shallot mixture. Sprinkle with crispy fried onions and mint leaves. Serve with
Sautéed Beets with Honey & Cider.

Nutritional facts PER SERVING (Tuna steak)

  • Iron 1.5 mg
  • Fibre 0 g
  • Sodium 250 mg
  • Sugars 6 g
  • Protein 45 g
  • Calories 345
  • Total fat 15 g
  • Cholesterol 70 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 7 g
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Grilled Tuna with Lime & Shallot