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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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
17 min.1 hour5 min.1 hour 22 min.
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Step by step recipe


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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 people : 22.30 €
  • Per person : 3.72 €

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Note : These prices are only approximate.
Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Fresh tunaFresh tuna: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Seared tuna with lemon and lime, Quiche Bretonne, Tender tuna, Leek and fresh tuna tart, Spicy seafood plancha, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cretan salad, Chorba, Kérinou slices, Minestrone, Pilau rice, ... All
Fresh coriander (cilantro) Fresh coriander (cilantro) : You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: French toast "cordon bleu", Vietnamese prawns, Summery cheese on toast, Gravlax, Herb salad, ... All
Fresh mint leavesFresh mint leaves: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: 4 pears salad with vanilla, Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis, Tzatziki, Peach and mint salad , Chicken nems, ... All
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