How to Cook Tuna Steak with a Miso Marinade

By Marge Perry & David Bonom

  • Yield:

    4 Servings


3 navel oranges, peeled, cut between the membranes into segments
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 red onion, diced
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped
1/4 teaspoon sugar
3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
1/2 medium avocado, diced
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 (8 ounce) tuna steaks, 1 1/4-inches thick
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1/4 teaspoon 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 Tri-Ply Clad 12-Inch 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.

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