GRILLED FISH RECIPES
TUNA STEAK WITH MANGO SALSA
Fresh tuna makes for some spectacular grilled fish recipes. Also good are salmon, swordfish and monk fish, among others. The following tuna recipe can be made using a grill pan, a broiler, or a charcoal grill.
Prepare the salsa at least four hours before cooking, and start marinating the tuna at least two hours before cooking.
4 fresh tuna steaks, about 8 ounces each
for MANGO SALSA...
2 cups of diced peeled mangoes
1 cup of diced tomato
1/2 cup of thinly sliced green onion
1/4 cup of diced red bell pepper
2 tablespoons of lime juice, about 1 medium lime
2 teaspoons of finely minced hot or mild chile pepper
2 tablespoons of chopped fresh cilantro, or to taste
1/4 teaspoon of minced ginger
1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder
1 tablespoon of orange OR pineapple juice
1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
1/2 teaspoon of sugar (optional)
The juice from 2 small limes
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 teaspoon minced ginger
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon honey
dash of hot sauce
1 clove crushed garlic
Combine all salsa ingredients.
Refrigerate for a few hours before serving.
Makes 3 to 4 cups.
Mix all marinade ingredients together, tasting and adjusting
seasonings as desired.
Combine the marinade with tuna in a food storage bag
or shallow covered glass dish. Make sure tuna is well coated; cover dish or seal bag and refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
Lightly brush a grill pan, grill rack, or broiler pan with a
Grill tuna over medium heat (or broil it if you prefer), turning pieces over after about 5 minutes. When done, tuna will flake easily around the edges. Should be a bit pink in the middle.
Serve tuna with a good helping of salsa.
Goes very well with rice or couscous.
MAKES 4 SERVINGS
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