Grilled Lime Cilantro Ahi with Honey Glaze

Grilled Lime Cilantro Ahi with Honey Glaze

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Suzanne Porter 0

"Delicious lime-cilantro marinated ahi, grilled and glazed with a mouthwatering honey glaze."

Ingredients 2 h 30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 379 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 379 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 21.4 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.8g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 26.9 g
  • 54%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 51 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 48 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl, mix together 1/4 cup olive oil, lime juice, balsamic vinegar, garlic, ginger, and 1/4 cup cilantro. Add tuna fillets, and turn to coat evenly. Let marinate for several hours in the refrigerator.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat and lightly oil grate. In a small bowl, mix together honey, 2 tablespoons olive oil, and 2 tablespoons cilantro; set aside.
  3. When grill is hot, reduce heat to low, and place tuna fillets on grate. Close lid, and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Flip fillets over carefully, and close lid again for another minute to sear fish. Open lid, and continue cooking until barely done, basting frequently with marinade. When fish is almost cooked through, brush the honey glaze over both sides of fish, and remove from grill.
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  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
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dbray
7/22/2007

Glaze not needed. Ginger didn't work with the cilantro. Next time I omitted added a bit of dry mustard that works well with the lime and a pinch of chili flakes. This gave it a more of a SW flavor and served with black beans and an avocado salad. Very nice.

marymary
7/4/2007

I only marinaded this for an hour. I saved the marinade and added the honey -then I brought it to a boil. Basted the "glaze" onto the Tuna. Excellent flavor. Tip - strain the marinade if you want a smoother glaze.

SFBABY1
2/2/2008

I love this recipe. I like it better with lime, but will use lemon when I don't have lime. I prefer it with ground ginger, spreads the flavor better. I have baked it, fried it, and grilled it. It is the best grilled, but good the other ways as well. I have seen others post about the combination of flavors- I had my doubts and was surprised at how much I like the combo.