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Heart-healthy Asian tuna steak

Recipe Information

Servings 6
Preparation Time 30 Minutes
Cook Time 15 Minutes
Total Time 45 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Tuna
Category Seafood
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Main Dish
Cuisine American; Asian
Cook Method Grilling
Diet Low Calorie; Low Fat; Low Carb; Heart Healthy; High Protein


  • 1/4 cup orange juice (fresh or frozen)

  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil 

  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds 

  • 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce 

  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger root, grated (or 2 teaspoons ground ginger)

  • 3 tablespoons scallions, chopped

  • 1 1/2 pounds tuna fillets



  • Combine the first six ingredients (orange juice to scallions) in sealable plastic bag, and mix well. Add the fish to the plastic bag, place in refrigerator, and allow to marinate for 20 minutes.

  • Place the grill racks about 6 inches above the heat source, and preheat the grill to medium. Place the tuna onto the grill rack, and cook 4-5 minutes. Flip the tuna and grill for an additional 4-5 minutes. Serve immediately.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 215 cal

  • Total fat: 10g

  • Sodium: 332mg

  • Carbohydrate: 2g

  • Fiber: <1g

  • Protein: 27g