Grilled Thai-Spiced Tuna Steak

Red curry paste gives this tuna dish spiciness and depth of flavor. The sweetness from the vibrantly colored accompanying salad balances the heat and adds a burst of fresh flavor to the meal. Use less curry paste, if you prefer.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 tuna steak and 1 lime wedge)


  • 4 (6-ounce) sushi-grade tuna steaks (1 inch thick)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red curry paste (such as Thai Kitchen)
  • Cooking spray
  • 4 lime wedges


Prepare grill or pan fry
Sprinkle fish with salt. Combine olive oil and curry paste; brush over fish. Place fish on a grill rack coated with cooking spray. Grill 2 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Serve with lime wedges. Serve with: Edamame and Roasted Red Pepper Salad

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories: 224 Calories from fat: 0.0% Fat: 3.4g Saturated fat: 0.5g Monounsaturated fat: 2.5gPolyunsaturated fat: 0.4g Protein: 42.1g Carbohydrate: 2.3g Fiber: 0.5g Cholesterol: 78mg Iron: 1.1mgSodium: 436mg Calcium: 361mg