Grilled Tuna Sandwiches

Ginger and orange create the wow in grilled tuna for sandwiches.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Orange-Ginger Marinade

2
tablespoons soy sauce
1
tablespoon sesame or vegetable oil
1
tablespoon orange juice
1
teaspoon grated gingerroot or 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

Sandwiches

4
tuna steaks, about 4 ounces each
3
tablespoons mayonnaise or salad dressing
4
kaiser or sandwich buns, split
Lettuce leaves
1
large tomato, sliced
1/2
medium cucumber, thinly sliced

  • 1 In ungreased 8-inch square glass baking dish, mix all marinade ingredients; remove 1 tablespoon marinade and reserve. Add tuna to marinade; turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate at least 15 minutes but no longer than 2 hours.
  • 2 Spray grill rack with cooking spray. Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Remove tuna from marinade; discard marinade. Cover and grill tuna over medium heat about 10 minutes, turning once, until fish flakes easily with fork.
  • 3 Mix reserved 1 tablespoon marinade and the mayonnaise; spread on cut sides of buns. Layer lettuce, tuna, tomato and cucumber in each bun.

Expert Tips

Use your favorite buns in place of the kaiser rolls.

Fish generally takes about 10 minutes to grill for each inch of thickness. Add more time if the steaks are thicker, or grill the fish for slightly less time if the pieces are thinner.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
390
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
570mg
570%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.