How To Choose the Best Tuna for Grilling?
Buy tuna from trusted fish markets or convenience stores. When choosing tuna for grilling, you should pay attention to its color and size. Choose tuna that is pinkish red and looks fresh. Buy thick tuna for this steak recipe. Thin tuna steaks can be spread on the grill. Also, tuna cooks quickly. Fish that is too thin can easily burn on the grill.
How To Cook Tuna Steak in a Pan?
You can also make the grilled tuna steak recipe in a cast iron skillet. To make a pan-seared tuna steak, prepare the marinade. Mix the ingredients in a bowl. Cover both sides of the tuna steak with marinade. If you wish, you can also marinate the fish with just oil, salt, and pepper. Marinate the steaks for at least 1 hour. Heat the non-stick skillet over medium high heat. Place the tuna in the hot pan. Cook each side of the fish for about 1-2 minutes.
What To Serve with Tuna Steak?
There are many dishes you can serve alongside tuna steaks. Sauteed mushrooms, baked potatoes, rice, and similar side dishes go well with this dish.
Because tuna is a salty fish, be careful how much salt you serve with it. Some vegetables go well with a grilled tuna steak. Vegetables such as cabbage or asparagus can be served with this dish.
Here are our delicious recipes that you can serve with Tuna Steak:
- Baked Sweet Potato Fries
- Pasta Salad
- Stuffed Mushrooms
- Zucchini Noodles
- Buttery Asparagus
- Pineapple Salsa
How To Store Tuna Steak?
Since this recipe is marinated, it's best to eat the tuna steak right away. If you still need to store it, place the uncooked tuna steaks in airtight plastic containers and store in the refrigerator for up to three days.
You can freeze tuna steaks. But this will lead to tough meat. If you don't mind that, you can freeze the fish steak for up to three months. Allow to thaw overnight at refrigerator temperature before cooking.