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Grilled Tuna Steaks

Meal Info

Serves: 4

Time: 45

Food Plan Info

Protein: 3

Fat: 1/2

Carbohydrate: 1 (if using Rice)

Tuna is a source of high-quality protein with almost no fat. It contains all essential amino acids required by the body for growth and maintenance of lean muscle tissue.

Tuna also contains Omega 3 fatty acids known for their anti-inflammatory properties and is rich in potassium, manganese, vitamin C & zinc. A perfect reason to rustle up this delicious yet simple recipe that all the family is sure to love.

Ingredients for Grilled Tuna Steaks

– 2 tablespoons lemon juice

– 1 tablespoon olive oil

– 2 garlic cloves, minced

– 2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

– 4 tuna steaks (210g each)

– 1/4 teaspoon salt

– 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Instructions for Grilled Tuna Steaks

1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the lemon juice, oil, garlic and thyme. Add the tuna; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for up to 30 minutes, turning occasionally.

2. Remove tuna from bag; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Drain and discard marinade. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack.

3. Grill tuna, covered, over medium-hot heat for 3-4 minutes on each side for medium-rare or until slightly pink in the center.

4. Serve with 65g of basmati rice and free vegetables of your choice.

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