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Grilled Ahi Tuna with Cilantro Ginger Sauce Recipe
|Ahi tuna steaks||12 Ounce (1 Inch Thick, 2 Steaks, 4 To 6 Ounce Each)|
|Extra virgin olive oil||2 Teaspoon|
|Freshly ground black pepper||To Taste|
|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)|
Calories 130 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7 g10.8%
Saturated Fat 1 g5.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 21.5 mg
Sodium 370.6 mg15.4%
Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.8%
Dietary Fiber 0.26 g1.1%
Sugars 1 g
Protein 14 g27.4%
Vitamin A 28.6% Vitamin C 1.7%
Calcium 0.9% Iron 4.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
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.