Tuna Vera Cruz

READY IN: 53mins
Recipe by Sunflower

Fresh tuna cooked on the grill with an awesome zesty marinade.

Top Review by Mamas Kitchen Hope

Great marinade. Loved the cinnamon hint in here- very unique but very subtle. Used tequila which went great with the lime! Next time I will use MORE pepper and marinate for 1 hour to make it a little stronger- Thanks for the great recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Add the tequila, lime juice, lime peel, ginger, garlic, salt, sugar, cumin, cinnamon, and pepper to a small bowl; stir to combine.
  2. Pour marinade into a 2-quart glass casserole dish.
  3. Add the tuna; turn steaks to coat.
  4. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes.
  5. Remove steaks from marinade and throw out the marinade.
  6. Grill tuna over med-hot heat approximately 4 mins per side or until fish flakes easily.
  7. Serve with lemon and lime wedges.

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