Grilled Ahi Tuna with Cilantro Ginger Sauce

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Sep. 19, 2011


Ahi tuna steaks 12 Ounce (1 Inch Thick, 2 Steaks, 4 To 6 Ounce Each)
Extra virgin olive oil 2 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
For sauce
Canola oil/Grapeseed oil 1 Tablespoon
Fresh ginger 2 Tablespoon , peeled, finely chopped
Fresh cilantro 1 Cup (16 tbs) , chopped
Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon (Natural Such As Shoyu)
Light brown sugar/Raw sugar 1 Teaspoon
Purified water 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)



1. Preheat grill or broiler.


2. Rub, patted dry cold-water rinsed tuna steaks, with oil and season with pepper and salt.

3. On high heat, broil or grill for 4 to 6 minutes or until desired, turning halfway through.

4. Meanwhile, prepare the sauce. Stir-fry ginger in grapeseed or canola oil heated on medium to high heat in a small skillet for 1 minute.

5. Add cilantro and stir-fry for 1 minute more or until cilantro turn bright green.

6. Add soy sauce, water, and sugar and cook for about 1 minute on high heat.

7. Take off from heat and keep aside until fish is grilled.


9. Serve the Grilled Ahi Tuna with a topping of Cilantro Ginger Sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 130Calories from Fat 63

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.8%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 370 mg15.42%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.7%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 1 g

Protein 14 g28%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet