Grilled Tuna 'Steaks' With Baja Lime Marinade
recipe comes from Chef Brian Johnson who lives
in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. He has been in the
food service business for over twenty years, and
is currently working at General Mills for Aramark
as the Catering Chef. He graduated from French
Culinary School in the late 1980's and has since
worked at restaurants, country clubs, hotels and
a health spa.
center cut fresh tuna filets 6 - 8 ounce each
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon minced shallot or red onion
1 fresh jalapeno, minced, seeds removed
zest and juice from one lime
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon minced cilantro
pinch of fresh ground black pepper
all ingredients except tuna in a large bowl
the mixture over the tuna steaks and let sit
for 1 hour under refrigeration.
tuna on a pre-heated hot grill, approximately
3 minutes each side.
be served with tropical fruit salsa and or black