Grilled Tuna Steaks with Preserved Lemon Gremolata

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This flavorful and healthy Mediterranean-inspired dish is ready in less than twenty minutes. It features Italian gremolata – a simple green condiment made from a combination of fresh parsley, garlic, and lemon zest. This version also incorporates a nod to Moroccan cuisine with the addition of preserved lemon rind for a bit of extra flavor and visual interest.

Tip: For best results, do not close grill lid while grilling tuna steaks.

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Grilled Tuna Steaks with Preserved Lemon Gremolata

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes

Ingredients
  

  • 4 6- oz. sushi-grade tuna steaks approximately 3/4” thick
  • 2 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • Mediterranean-spiced sea salt to taste
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 2 large lemons cut in half
  • Gremolata:
  • ¼ c. fresh parsley leaves washed, dried thoroughly, and finely chopped
  • 1 t. organic lemon zest
  • 2 t. preserved lemon rind rinsed and finely chopped
  • 1 large clove garlic grated
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • 1. Clean and spray grates of a gas grill with non-stick cooking spray and set heat to high. Close lid until grill comes to temperature.  
  • 2. Meanwhile, prepare the gremolata by combining the parsley, lemon zest, preserved lemon rind, and garlic a small bowl. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and set aside.
  • 3. Brush tuna steaks with olive oil and sprinkle with Mediterranean-spiced sea salt and black pepper, to taste. 
  • 4. Open grill and place tuna steaks and lemon halves over direct heat. Cook tuna for 2 minutes per side for rare. Increase time slightly for medium, but do not overcook. 
  • 5. Remove tuna and grilled lemon halves from heat and serve immediately topped with some gremolata. Serve with our grilled marinated asparagus or other side of your choice.
  • Enjoy! 
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