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Recipe Summary

Prep time: 30 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Yield: 4 servings

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This recipe is...

  • rich in protein
  • lower in carbs
 
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Grilled Tuna with Corn and Avocado Relish

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Ingredients
For the Corn and Avocado Relish:
1 ear corn, shucked
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons chopped red onion
2 tablespoons chopped scallions
1/2 tablespoon seeded, chopped jalapeño pepper
1/2 teaspoon chopped, fresh cilantro
1/2 avocado
salt to taste
freshly ground black pepper
For the tuna:
4 tuna steaks, 4 to 6 ounces each
1/2 tablespoon olive oil
Cooking Instructions
For the Corn and Avocado Relish:

1. Preheat the grill or oven to 450°F.

2. Roast the corn on the grill or in the oven until it begins to turn golden, about 10 minutes.

3. Meanwhile, mix the lime juice, olive oil, vinegar, red onion, scallions, jalapeņo and cilantro together in a bowl.

4. When the corn is cool enough to handle, cut the kernels from the cob and add them to the bowl. Pit, skin and chop the avocado and add that to the bowl.

5. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.

For the tuna:

1. Preheat the grill or broiler.

2. Mist the tuna steaks with olive oil and season them with salt and pepper.

3. Grill the tuna steaks on each side until just opaque, about 3 to 4 minutes per side. (Thinner steaks will take a little less time and thicker ones will take a little more.)

4. Serve the steaks topped with the relish.

Serving Size: 1 tuna steak and 1/4 cup relish

Nutritional Information

Number of Servings: 4

Per Serving

  • Calories
  • 240
  • Carbohydrate
  • 12 g
  • Fat
  • 10 g
  • Fiber
  • 3 g
  • Protein
  • 27 g
  • Saturated Fat
  • 2 g
  • Sodium
  • 344 mg
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