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Let me say, WOW. I have never had tuna steak before and I was apprehensive because I thought it would taste too fishy. I was so wrong! I used extra virgin olive oil instead of vegetable oil, and prepared mustard instead of dry. I cooked this on the grill next to my husband's t-bone steak. When this tuna steak was done I had him try it, he liked it, and he HATES seafood! Excellent recipe, I will be using it again.

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luminajd June 06, 2002

I have always wanted to try grilled tuna and boy, am I ever glad I did. My family thought this was wonderful. We really liked the flavor of the marinade. The kids even enjoyed this and they are picky eaters. Thanks for a winner.

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PixieDust May 14, 2002

I agree with all of the above comments, but to really get the very best out of the flavour, sear the tuna well on a very hot grilling plate BUT leave the centre of the meat almost uncooked. Excellent for sashimi lovers. Does not taste 'fishy'. I Substituted Wasabi for dry mustard for a distinctly fresh aftertaste. Excellent, this will be a regular at home.

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Ian Snell September 12, 2002

Astonished!! That is what my guests were. Made this for a BBQ. Most had never had grilled tuna and thought it was going to taste like canned tuna. Wrong. This had such an excellent non-fishy flavor.The seasonings were a great compliment. Moist and tender. Simply the best.

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Gail Blue Eyes August 06, 2002

Tuna should be jumping into boats to get grilled with this recipe. Absolutely fantastic!! Thank yoy, NurseDi

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Vicki in Kansas Brown November 14, 2002

Nurse Di, these were so delicious. The marinade was superb. I liked the soy sauce-lemon flavor and the garlic certainly added some WOW. The tuna steaks came out nice and tender. A great grilling recipe. Thanks :)

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FruitLoop September 09, 2002

This is a great recipe for those who usually don't care for fish. I made the recipe as is except I used prepared mustard instead of dry, and garlic powder instead of the fresh. I set my grill to medium-high and I grilled my husband's portion for three minutes on each side for a medium steak, and my and my kids' portion for four minutes on each side for a more medium-well steak. It was delicious, no dipping sauce needed. Even our young children gobbled up this tuna steak. I served the steak with white rice and steamed carrots. I will be using this recipe again. Thanks!

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Scribbler515 September 27, 2015

Absolutely love this recipe! The flavors are well balanced and compliment each other beautifully. I enjoyed the marinade so much that next time I'll marinate the steak 2 hours and use the extra as dipping sauce for the tuna. Doesn't get much better than this. Thank you for sharing.

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Deely August 05, 2013

Great recipe! I was so afraid that I was going to ruin such a beautiful piece of fish, but it turned out excellent. I marinated mine for several hours so it got quite lemony, but we didn't mind that at all. Thank you so much for helping me showcase how delicious and satisfying a tuna steak can be.

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Katanashrp April 11, 2013

We were lucky to have fresh caught tuna which really makes a difference to any fish dish. It also helps that we live on the West Coast of South Australia...
I left the tuna to marinade for only 1/2hr because we were starving. Steamed rice and greens make a pretty good side dish too.
This is a great and easy recipe that we'll use again.

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Bongo 77 September 03, 2012
Spicy Tuna Steaks