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Grilled Tuna with Simple Citrus Salsa

Grilled Tuna with Simple Citrus Salsa

This simple and healthful dish can be on the table in less than 15 minutes. Adjust the cooking time based on the thickness of your tuna steaks, and on how thoroughly you like your tuna cooked.

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3 navel oranges peeled
1 lemon peeled, cut between the membranes into segments
1 lime peeled, cut between the membranes into segments
1 jalapeño pepper seeded, finely chopped
3 tablespoons of red onion diced
1 tablespoon of fresh cilantro chopped
1/4 teaspoon of sugar
3/4 teaspoon of salt divided
1/2 medium avocado diced
2 tablespoons of olive oil
4 (8-ounce) of tuna steaks, about 1 1/4-inches thick
1 teaspoon of ground coriander
1/4 teaspoon of ground black pepper


  1. Coarsely chop the orange, lemon and lime segments and combine in a medium bowl with the jalapeño, onion, cilantro, sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt. Gently fold in the avocado and reserve.
  2. Brush the tuna steaks with 1 tablespoon of the oil then season with the coriander, remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper.
  3. Brush a Circulon grill pan with the remaining 1 tablespoon oil and heat over medium-high until hot. Add the tuna steaks and cook, turning once, 6-8 minutes for medium-rare. Remove from the heat and serve with the salsa.