Health

Recipe: Grilled Tuna with Avocado, Cucumber & Ginger Salsa

You’ll have this fresh, flavorful dish on the table in under 15 minutes. Quickly grilled tuna steak is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids and protein. Boost the health benefits and flavor by topping it with tangy salsa.

Ingredients

¼ English cucumber, cut into small pieces
1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes, quartered
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
2 scallions, chopped
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
1 avocado, diced
2 8-ounce fresh wild tuna steaks, 1-inch thick (like yellowfin or albacore)
½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted

Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the cucumber, tomatoes, ginger, scallions, cilantro, lime juice, 1 tablespoon olive oil and salt. Gently fold in the avocado.
  2. Heat grill or grill pan to medium-high. Rub both sides of the tuna with remaining oil and sprinkle with black pepper. Grill three to four minutes per side for medium-rare steaks.
  3. Slice the tuna and divide among four plates. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, and serve with salsa.

Nutrition information

Makes 4 servings

Each serving has:

Calories 271
Total fat 14g
Saturated fat 2g
Protein 29g
Carbohydrate 8g
Dietary fiber 5g
Sugar 2g
Cholesterol 51mg
Sodium 197mg

Most Related Links :
todayprimenews Governmental News Finance News

Source link

Back to top button