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Tuesday, July 08 2008

Grilled steaks are generally a slice of meat. Tuna steak is made out of fish. The flesh of the steak should be firm and thick, to make it hold while the time of cooking. A crispy and tasty fish, which is quite often sliced into a steak, will include swordfish, salmon, turbot, mahi and halibut. Tunas are found in temperate marine waters throughout the world. It is probably the most popular fish used for canning today. Grilled tuna steak is delicious and rich tasting seafood that is prepared in many ways. Northern countries are famous in preparing these grilled steaks.

The flesh of tuna is pink because the tuna's muscle tissue has a higher oxygen capacity than other fish species. Some types of tuna are bluefin, yellowfin, albacore, bigeye, blackfin. Grilled tuna steaks can be prepared in many ways and various types are tuscan style, pepper grilled, grilled with cantaloupe salsa, sushi grade slices, ahi steaks, tarragon steaks, etc. The nutrition facts for 1 steak are calories 180 g, fat 1.5 g, cholesterol 75 mg, sodium 65 mg, carbohydrate 0 g, fiber 0 g, sugar 0g, protein 40 g. Daily values are Vitamin A 4%, Vitamin C 2%, Calcium 2%, iron 8%.

Grilled tuna steaks can be prepared in a simple way. The total time taken to cook and serve a grilled tuna is exactly around 25 minutes. Some main ingredients used are one pound of steaks, 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 2 tablespoons rice vinegar, 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish, 2 tablespoon toasted sesame oil. Also the ingredients vary depending upon the type of preparation. In Italy, wine is used for the preparation. Method of preparation is as follows: Preheat grill or boil it, rinse tuna steaks with water and place in non-metal container or plastic sealable bag. Mix the remaining ingredients mentioned above together, and pour over the meat and let it marinate for 10 minutes.

Once the grill is hot, you must place the tuna on grill and cook for approximately 3 to 4 minutes per side or until desires doneness. To make it tastier, most cooks prefer side dishes like salads, fried potatoes etc. When it is ready to serve, it is good to garnish those along with lemon springs or wedges of parsley. Mushroom, onions, and pepper will give an ultimate tongue tasting choice to the tuna lovers.

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