Jamaican Jerk Tuna

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by lazyme

From Simply Seafood. You can also substitute swordfish, halibut, or mahi mahi.

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  1. For the jerk seasoning:.
  2. In a small bowl combine the allspice, mustard, paprika, granulated onion, lemon pepper, dried red pepper flakes, ground pepper, cayenne, granulated garlic, cinnamon, salt and thyme.
  3. Rinse the tuna with cold water and pat dry with paper towels.
  4. Rub each side of the tuna pieces with a little of the olive oil.
  5. Sprinkle one side of each portion with 1 1/2 teaspoons jerk mixture; pat the seasoning onto the fish, turn and repeat with the second side.
  6. Let stand for 1 hour, until the seasoning is moistened, turning once.
  7. Store extra jerk blend in a sealed jar for up to 6 months.
  8. Grill the tuna over moderately-hot fire for 4 to 5 minutes, turning once.
  9. Do not overcook, since the seafood will continue to cook once taken from the fire.
  10. Serve with grilled plantains and a salad of chayote, orange and sweet onion, if you like.

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