This recipe for Grilled Yellowfin Tuna with Marinade is a delicious and easy way to prepare fresh yellowfin tuna steaks. The marinade adds flavor and helps to keep the tuna moist and tender. The tuna steaks are grilled to perfection and served with a wedge of lemon for a refreshing touch.
|Preparation Time: 10 minutes||Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes|
|Marinating Time: 1-3 hours||Servings: 4|
|Cooking Time: 20 minutes||Yield: 4 steaks|
- 4 (6 ounce) yellowfin tuna steaks
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 1/3 cup soy sauce
- 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
- 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
- 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
- 1 clove garlic, crushed
- 4 lemon wedges, for garnish
- Step 1:
Prick the yellowfin tuna steaks all over with a fork and place them in a shallow glass baking dish.
- Step 2:
In a separate bowl, whisk together the vegetable oil, soy sauce, fresh lemon juice, Dijon mustard, grated lemon peel, and crushed garlic.
- Step 3:
Pour the marinade over the tuna steaks in the baking dish, making sure to coat the steaks evenly. Cover the dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 to 3 hours.
- Step 4:
Preheat the grill to medium heat and lightly oil the grate.
- Step 5:
Remove the tuna steaks from the marinade and shake off any excess. Transfer the steaks to a plate.
- Step 6:
Pour the marinade into a small saucepan and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low and let the marinade simmer for 10 minutes.
- Step 7:
Grill the tuna steaks on the preheated grill, basting them with the boiled marinade, until they are cooked through, about 5 to 6 minutes per side.
- Step 8:
Serve the grilled yellowfin tuna steaks with a wedge of lemon for garnish.