Grilled Tuna with Fruit Salsa

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Recipe from The Best of Sophie Kay


  • 1/3 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 Tbs vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbs soy sauce
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 4 6 to 8 oz tuna steaks, also works with swordfish, shark, halibut, or salmon
  • Fruit Salsa1 cup chopped fresh plums
  • 1 cup chopped fresh peaches
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh pineapple
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red pepper
  • 2 Tbs white wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbs minced fresh mint


  • Grilled Tuna:Combine pineapple juice, oil, soy sauce, and lime juice. Arrange tuna steaks in shallow glass pan; pour juice mixture over steaks. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Remove tuna from marinade and place on grill 4-5 inches above medium hot coals; discard marinade. Grill just until fish begins to flake easily when tested with a fork, allow 10 minutes cooking per inch of thickness, turning once during cooking. Serve with fruit salsa.
  • Fruit Salsa:Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl; stir gently, cover and refrigerate 30 minutes.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute

Substitution Tip: You can also use swordfish, shark, halibut, or salmon.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 368
  Calories from Fat 64 (17%)
(11%)Total Fat 7g
(5%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
(34%)Cholesterol 102mg
(10%)Sodium 237mg
(40%)Potassium 1414mg
Total Carbohydrate 21g
(16%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 14g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(110%)Protein 55g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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