Grilled Citrus Tuna

Grilled Citrus Tuna


"This is a delicious and healthy meal. I serve it with mango salsa and rice. It is a great meal for the warm months, but it can also be broiled in the winter."


50 m servings 264 cals
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Original recipe yields 2 servings



  • Calories:
  • 264 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 7.3 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 40.4 g
  • 81%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 77 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 257 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, combine orange juice, olive oil, oregano, parsley, salt, and pepper. Mix well. Place the tuna steaks in the bowl, turn to coat both sides with marinade; cover and refrigerate 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat.
  3. Remove tuna from the marinade and shake off excess. Place tuna onto preheated grill and cook to desired doneness, about 5 minutes per inch for medium-rare or 10 minutes per inch for medium-well.
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  1. 20 Ratings


It had a great flavor and complimented the tuna very nicely. We only wished it had a slightly stronger citrus taste. A solution might be to add some orange rind and maybe not use as much basil...

This recipe is easy, quick, and tastes great! I wanted a new way to grill tuna, and Man this is now going to be the recipe I go to first. I served it with rice and fresh green beans, delicious.

Called for a little too much oil. It's also very tasty if you slice fresh mango and heat it lightly in the same pan. Oh lala!!

I actually made this with salmon because it's what we had, and baked it instead of using the grill. It was amazing! Word to the wise... marinate the fish for several hours. =)

First time making tuna steaks, I thought that the marinade was pretty good, although next time I'll probably let it sit overnight since I could only really taste the citrus flavor along the edge...

I am really picky with fish and this was really good. Hubby wanted to fix his own tuna (not using this recipe) so I fixed my tuna steak this way. He tried a piece of my tuna and said it was MU...

I always add lemon as well. DELICIOUS!

I found this to be tasteless even after letting sit for an hour. My beautiful tuna steaks were very dry. No one ate more than 1/2 their steaks. I made Barbie's Tuna Salad out of the leftovers. T...

As written, there was little flavor to the marinade so I rated ok. Next time, as suggested, I'll reduce the oil and increase marinade time. One adjustment due to allergies was to use papaya ju...