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Fast and Easy Recipe for Grilled Tuna Skewers

Grilled Tuna Skewers

Grilled Tuna Skewers

From Martha Stewart Living

Fast and Easy Recipe for Grilled Tuna Skewers

Ingredients

  1. 1 1/2 pounds sushi-grade yellowfin tuna, cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes
    1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
    3 tablespoons fresh lime juice (from 2 limes)
    Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper

Directions

  1. Heat a grill pan over medium heat or preheat a charcoal or gas grill to medium. (If you're using a charcoal grill, coals are ready when you can hold your hand 5 inches above grill for just 5 to 6 seconds.) Toss tuna with 1 tablespoon oil. Thread tuna onto 4 skewers.
  2. Combine cilantro, lime juice, and 1/4 cup oil. Season with salt and pepper. Reserve 3 tablespoons.
  3. Brush pan or grill grate with remaining tablespoon oil. Grill tuna, turning skewers and brushing tuna occasionally with lime sauce, to desired doneness, about 2 minutes per side for rare. Transfer skewers to a serving plate, and brush with reserved lime sauce. Serve immediately.

Serves 4.

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