For fish lovers, there is nothing quite like fresh grilled tuna. This recipe, simply seasoned with olive oil and lime, lets nothing stand in the way of the wonderful flavor of the fish, and gives the tuna a bright touch with the addition of freshly squeez
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 4 (6 ounce) albacore tuna steaks, 1 inch thick
- 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- salt and ground black pepper to taste
- 1 lime, juiced
- 1/2 cup hickory wood chips, soaked
Place tuna steaks and olive oil in a large resealable plastic bag. Seal, and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Preheat the grill for medium heat. When coals are very hot, scatter a handful of hickory or mesquite wood chips over them for flavor.
Lightly oil grill grate. Season tuna with salt and pepper, and cook on the preheated grill approximately 6 minutes, turning once. Transfer to a serving platter, and drizzle with freshly squeezed lime juice. Serve immediately.