Marinated tuna with herbs


Marinated tuna with herbs
Here is a very simple recipe, preferably for a barbecue or plancha, but could be made in the kitchen. As for any summer-barbecue-backyard recipe, all proportons can be varied according to taste.
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

Keywords for this recipe:TunaHerbsLemonMarinadeBarbecueFishGrilled

For 6 people, you will need:

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17 min.1 hour5 min.1 hour 22 min.
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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Marinated tuna with herbs : Photo of step #1
In a dish pour 4 tablespoons olive oil, juice of 1 lime, salt & pepper.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Marinated tuna with herbs : Photo of step #2
Wash, drain, and dry 1 bunch fresh coriander (cilantro) and 1 handful fresh mint leaves.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Marinated tuna with herbs : Photo of step #3
Chop them.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Marinated tuna with herbs : Photo of step #4
Add to the dish and mix.

Stage 5 - 1 hour
Marinated tuna with herbs : Photo of step #5
Prepare 6 fillets fresh tuna: wash and dry with towel or absorbant paper .

Cut into pieces, put in the dish and mix well to cover all the tuna with marinade. Salt and pepper again, then put plastic film on the dish, and refrigerate for one hour (this can be done the day before if you want).

Stage 6 - 5 min.
Marinated tuna with herbs : Photo of step #6
Cook on barbecue not too close to the fire, and baste the top regularly with the remaining marinade, using a brush.

Cook the other side in the same way. This will keep the tuna moist.

Remarks

Could be made with other fish if preferred, even with chicken breasts.

Keeping:

Once cooked, several days in the fridge, folded by a plastic film..

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
3,284 Kcal or 13,749 Kj325 gr10 gr216 gr
164 %125 %1 %33 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
238 Kcal or 996 Kj24 gr1 gr16 gr
12 %9 %<1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
547 Kcal or 2,290 Kj54 gr2 gr36 gr
27 %21 %<1 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Fresh tunaFresh tuna: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Leek and fresh tuna tart, Tender tuna, Seared tuna with lemon and lime, Quiche Bretonne, Spicy seafood plancha, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fish petals, vegetables julienne, and beurre blanc, Special Parmesan baguettes, Leek and fresh tuna tart, Seafood sauerkraut, Chicken breasts with tarragon, ... All
Fresh mint leavesFresh mint leaves: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mojito peaches, Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis, Strawberries with mint and cream, Strawberry-mint sorbet, Tzatziki, ... All
LimeLime: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: 4 pears salad with vanilla, Minted Melon, Mixed salad with curry mayo, Chaud-froid of grapefruit, pineapple and lime custard , Lemon and lime custard tart, ... All

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