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looking for tuna cooking tips

eggfarmereggfarmer Posts: 2
edited 12:25AM in EggHead Forum
tonight I am going to grill a piece of tuna. First time so I need some tips. (cook time, temp, ect.)


  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    Be sure to open the can before putting it on the hot grill. :laugh: ;).Dizzy Pig has a Maple butter salmon recipe that a lotta folks rave about.Good Luck. :)
  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 8,181
    I like to take tuna steaks about 1 1/2-2 inches thick, marinate in soy sauce, ginger, little lemon/lime juice s/p for a couple of hours, roll in black and white sesame seeds. Get a cast iron pan hot like blackened fish, using a little peanut oil sear the tuna on the outside for a few minutes, slice thin and serve with wasabi.
    Marinade, Teriyaki

    1/2 cup soy sauce
    2 Tbs Worcestershire sauce
    2 Tbs brown sugar
    1 Tbs lemon juice
    1/4 tsp ginger
    1/2 tsp garlic powder

    1 Mix all ingredients together and pour over meat (works well with tuna, any fish, steak, chicken, pork). Refrigerate 8 hours or over night turning occasionally. Grill meat as usual. Sear tuna!

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    Recipe Source
    Source: Greg Young, 2010/06/03
  • I like my tuna just seared with just a little salt and pepper. I usually just torch the outside with my kitchen torch, chill, then slice thinly. Wasabi, soy, sweet chili sauce for dipping.
  • Capt FrankCapt Frank Posts: 2,578
    Tuna steak is best cooked hot and fast like a beef steak, a little EVOO and salt and pepper is all you really need. If you like your results you can experiment with different rubs, etc, on your next cook. :)
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