1/4 cup melted butter or margarine
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon basil leaves
1/2 teaspoon parsley flakes
4 tuna steaks, 5 to 6 ounces
Ground black pepper
In a small bowl, combine butter, lemon juice, basil, and parsley. Mix until well blended. Place tuna steaks on lightly greased grill or broiler pan and baste top of steaks with half the butter mixture. Sprinkle with pepper.
Grill or broil about 5 minutes per inch of thickness of steaks. Turn fish over, baste with remaining butter mixture, and sprinkle with pepper. Cook about 5 minutes per inch of thickness or until fish flakes easily with fork.
Recipe makes 4 servings.
Serving size: 5 ounces
Calories: 307; Total Fat: 19g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 88mg; Sodium: 181mg; Carbohydrates: 0g; Fiber: less than 1g; Protein: 34g; Potassium: 703mg
Did You Know?
Tuna is high in protein and low in fat and calories when compared with other proteins. Just 4 ounces of tuna can supply around half your daily protein requirement.
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