Lime Basil Grilled Tuna Steaks

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Lime Basil Grilled Tuna Steaks

Course: Dinner
Keyword: dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free, seafood
Calorie: 200-300, Under 300
Protein: 31+g, Over 20g, Over 25g
Servings: 2
Calories: 288kcal


  • 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil (plus extra for drizzling)
  • 1 Lime (juiced)
  • 1/4 cup Basil Leaves (chopped, plus extra for garnish)
  • 1 Garlic (clove, minced)
  • 1/4 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 12 ozs Tuna Steak
  • 1 Tomato (large, chopped)
  • 1 Cucumber (chopped)
  • 1/4 Lemon (juiced)
  • Sea Salt & Black Pepper (to taste)


  • In a small bowl, combine the olive oil, lime juice, basil, garlic, salt and pepper. Mix well to combine.
  • Add the tuna steaks to a ziploc bag and pour in the marinade. Shake well then store in the fridge while you prep the rest.
  • Combine the diced tomato and cucumber together in a bowl. Drizzle with a bit of olive oil, lemon juice and season with sea salt and black pepper to taste. Set aside.
  • Preheat the grill over medium heat.
  • Grill the steaks for about 4 minutes per side, or until they are cooked to your liking.
  • Remove fish from the grill. Plate on a bed of the cucumber tomato salad and garnish with basil. Enjoy!


  • No Tuna

    Use marlin, salmon or swordfish steaks instead.
  • More Flavour

    Marinate the tuna steaks up to 24 hours in advance for maximum flavour.
  • More Carbs

    Serve with a side of rice, quinoa or roasted mini potatoes.


Serving: 2g | Calories: 288kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 399mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1383IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 2mg

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