Grilled Macadamia-Crusted Tuna with Papaya Salsa5 Reviews
- Prep: 45 min
- Cook: 5 min
- Ready In: 50 min
“I recently read about the health benefits of macadamia nuts so I thought I’d share one of my favorite recipes that combines them with grilled tuna. It's a great healthy summer recipe!” - by MySensei
Original recipe yields 4 tuna steaks
- Combine the papaya, onion, and red pepper in a bowl. Add the cilantro, lime juice, garlic, and hot chile paste. Toss to combine, then refrigerate until ready to serve.
- Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat, and lightly oil grate.
- Brush the tuna steaks with olive oil, then season with salt and pepper. Whisk the eggs in a shallow bowl until smooth. Dip the tuna steaks in the egg, and allow excess egg to run off. Press into the macadamia nuts.
- Cook the tuna steaks on the preheated grill to your desired degree of doneness, about 2 minutes per side for medium. Serve with the papaya salsa.
Amount Per Serving (4 total)
- 522 cal
- 32.4 g
- 13.7 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (5)Rate This Recipe
"thought it was easy to make and tasted great - the salsa was really good - makes the meal..." See more"
"My boyfriend and I were very surprised by how good this dish was. We didn't have macadamia nuts so I used finely chopped pecans. We didn't have hot chile paste so I used 1/2 chopped Jalapeno. It wa..." See mores delish! We will do this recipe again, no doubt!"
"This was a great recipe! We made it in a pan because it was raining, but it still tasted great. We had roasted sweet potatoes with rosemary as a side. This was my first time to try tuna (I am not a bi..." See moreg fish eater) and it was great. I will definitely try it again and hopefully next time it's not raining so we can grill it."
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