Grilled Yellowfin Tuna with Marinade

Grilled Yellowfin Tuna with Marinade

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"This marinade can be used with most fish."
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1 h 30 m servings 448 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 448 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 28.9 g
  • 45%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.2g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 41.5 g
  • 83%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 77 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 1328 mg
  • 53%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Prick tuna steaks all over with a fork and place in shallow glass dish.
  2. Whisk oil, soy sauce, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, lemon peel, and garlic together in a bowl; pour over the tuna steaks. Cover dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate 1 to 3 hours.
  3. Preheat grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate.
  4. Remove tuna from the marinade. Shake excess moisture from the steaks.
  5. Pour the marinade into a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook marinade at a simmer for 10 minutes.
  6. Cook tuna on preheated grill, basting with boiled marinade, until cooked through, 5 to 6 minutes per side. Serve with lemon wedges.


  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the marinade ingredients. The actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.


  1. 24 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

This was a nice marinade. The basting, while adding an extra step, really did impart more flavor, so I'm glad I didn't skip it. THANKS for the recipe!

Most helpful critical review

Meh.....not good, not awful. A little sour for me.

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This was a nice marinade. The basting, while adding an extra step, really did impart more flavor, so I'm glad I didn't skip it. THANKS for the recipe!

Made this for my family and everybody thought it was excellent! Followed the recipe using tamari soy sauce. No left overs here.

Wonderful marinade!! Definitely a keeper and I will now use this again and again. I did not have dijon mustard so I used regular mustard with some horseradish. I added some ginger as well. It ...

I tasted and loved this recipe, as is, and our tuna steaks were excellent. I added for personal taste, brown sugar and the juice of one orange. Saved half the marinade for a dipping sauce once...

I mostly followed the recipe using minor substitutes since I didn't have the exact ingredients (different oil, mustard, etc). We both thought it was really good. Will use again in the future.

I made this last night. Our friend went fishing and caught some yellowfin tuna. He gave some of it to my husband. I had no idea what to do with it, so I tried this recipe. As others mentioned, I...

The recipe was absolutely wonderful. I followed the ingredients exactly. I forgot to prick the steaks with the fork but it didn't seem to affect the juiciness of the fish. I marinaded it for a l...

Cut the oil by 1/2 otherwise followed the recipe. We never had Yellowfin Tuna before, but this will be another of our go to recipes. Thank you.

Three minutes per side was perfect. Crispy outside, pink inside. Marinade was also good on rice.

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