Grilled Jalapeno Tuna Steaks

Grilled Jalapeno Tuna Steaks

JasBradley 34

"Charred tuna steaks with the flavor of jalapeno, garlic, and lime!"


45 m servings 158 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 158 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 4.5 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.2g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 26.7 g
  • 53%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 51 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 42 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Whisk olive oil, lime juice, jalapeno pepper, garlic, salt, and pepper together in a flat baking dish. Place the tuna steaks in the dish, turning to coat entirely in marinade; cover the dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat and lightly oil the grate.
  3. Cook steaks on the preheated grill until beginning to firm and hot in the center, 5 to 7 minutes per side.
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  1. 63 Ratings


This marinade was absolutely delicious!! I had to pan sear mine in a cast iron and topped with some reserved marinade at the end of cooking. I'm sure grilled would be ever better. I use this mar...

Won't let me edit my original post. The correct grill time is NOT on the recipe. Waaaay too long.

Very tasty and easy to make. I added cilantro to the mix and topped it with a fresh cherry pepper after grilling. Spicy and delicious.

I wasn't sure I'd like this but I tried it as written and it was excellent. It was simple to do and it tasted terrific...not too spicy, just flavorful. I plan to use this marinade often.

This was alright. A little plain by itself so I made a caper cream sauce to go with it. 1/2cup cream, reduced and 2 tablespoons of capers. I could eat that sauce with just about anything I th...

This is a favorite in my house. I usually double the amount of lime juice and crust the garlic gloves with a press instead of mincing.

This recipe would be great if the cooking time weren't so horribly off. Tuna steaks cooked 7 minutes per side are like giant pieces of thick plastic. Go with 3 minutes per side on the grill and ...

Very good I use the Jalapeno's with everything . The tuna was very moist .

The combination of the pepper, garlic, lime juice and avacado is a real taste treat! I added extra lime juice and garlic, and included the zest of the lime. Substituted a rub for the pepper. ...