Grilled Tuna with Fire & Ice Salsa

Number of Servings: 4 (312 g)
Active Time: 10 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Grilled Tuna with Fire and Ice Salsa

Tuna steak is a delicious treat once in a while, although the large tuna from which steaks are taken is on the high mercury list. This salsa pairs well with any robust fish, so if you’d like a more workaday dish, talk to your local grocery store’s seafood department about the best local, sustainable fish for grilling.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup watermelon, diced
  • 1 cup pineapple, diced
  • 2 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp. minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tsp. minced jalapeno
  • 4 (8 oz.) tuna steaks, 1” thick
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. pepper

Directions

  1. Combine the watermelon, pineapple, lime juice, cilantro and jalapeno in a small bowl and toss gently to combine.
  2. Pat excess moisture from the tuna steaks with a paper towel, and rub a few drops of olive or vegetable oil on each side. Season both sides with salt and pepper.
  3. On a grill over high heat, place the tuna steaks and allow them to remain for 2-3 minutes without moving. Flip the tuna steaks and allow to cook until it reaches a minimum internal temperature of 125ºF (3-5 minutes). If you desire a more well-done steak, reduce the heat to medium low, lower the grill lid, and allow to cook until opaque (3-4 minutes).
  4. Allow the tuna to rest for 2-3 minutes before serving. Top with the salsa.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 312 g

Amount per serving
Calories 360
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 86mg 29%
Sodium 160mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 6g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 2g
Protein 53g
Vitamin D 12.9mcg 60%
Calcium 27.5mg 2%
Iron 2.5mg 15%
Potassium 670mg 15%
Vitamin A 1498.8mcg 170%
Vitamin C 24.5mg 25%
Vitamin E 2.3mg 15%
Vitamin K 1.3mcg 2%
Thiamin 0.6mg 50%
Riboflavin 0.6mg 45%
Niacin 29.9mg 190%
Vitamin B6 1.1mg 60%
Folate 13.7mcg 3%
Vitamin B12 21.4mcg 890%
Biotin 0.5mcg 2%
Chloride 0mg 0%
Pantothenate 2.6mg 50%
Phosphorus 584.8mg 45%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 122.7mg 30%
Zinc 1.5mg 15%
Selenium 83mcg 150%
Copper 0.3mg 30%
Manganese 0.4mg 20%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0mcg 0%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Tuna, Pineapple, Watermelon, Lime Juice, Jalapeno Pepper, Cilantro, Salt, Black Pepper.

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