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Tuna with Avocado-Kiwi Salsa

Tuna with Avocado-Kiwi Salsa
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 6
Looking for a seafood dinner? Then check out this grilled tuna topped with fruity salsa.
Updated July 2, 2010

Ingredients

Tuna

  • 1 1/2 lb tuna steaks, 3/4 to 1 inch thick
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons chili oil
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Salsa

  • 1 small avocado, pitted, peeled and coarsely chopped (1 cup)
  • 1 kiwifruit, peeled, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 3 medium green onions, chopped (3 tablespoons)
  • 1 small jalapeño chile, seeded, finely chopped (1 tablespoon)
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Steps

  • 1
    If tuna steaks are large, cut into 6 serving pieces. In shallow glass or plastic dish, mix remaining tuna ingredients. Add tuna; turn to coat with marinade. Cover; refrigerate, turning once, at least 30 minutes but no longer than 2 hours to marinate.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix all salsa ingredients; refrigerate.
  • 3
    Spray grill rack with cooking spray. Heat gas or charcoal grill. Remove tuna from marinade; reserve marinade. Place tuna on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 11 to 16 minutes, brushing 2 or 3 times with marinade and turning once, until tuna flakes easily with fork and is slightly pink in center. Discard any remaining marinade. Top tuna with salsa.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
100
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
360mg
15%
Potassium
710mg
20%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
2g
Protein
23g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
40%
40%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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