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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Tuna with Orange-Pepper Salsa

Spice up a summer meal with a grilled dish that tastes of the Caribbean islands.

  • prep: 30 mins
    total time: 30 mins
  • servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 navel oranges, peeled and sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, ribs and seeds removed, diced
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup torn fresh mint leaves
  • 1 tablespoon red-wine vinegar
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, plus more for grates
  • 4 tuna steaks (each 6 to 8 ounces and 3/4 inch thick)
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • Boston lettuce (optional)

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Make salsa: In a medium bowl, toss together oranges, bell pepper, onion, mint, and vinegar; season with salt and pepper. Set aside.

  2. Step 2

    Heat grill to high; oil grates. Rub tuna with oil, coriander, salt, and pepper. Place on grill; cook, turning once, until browned in spots but still pink in the center, 4 to 6 minutes. Serve topped with salsa. Garnish with lettuce leaves, if desired.

Source
Everyday Food, July/August 2005