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Summer Cookin' - Grill up those tuna steaks!

Jul 6, 2011


  • 2 tuna steaks (6 ounces each)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • ¼ cup apricot jam
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • Fresh lemon wedges, for garnish


Preheat grill (medium-high heat) or broiler. Season tuna steaks with salt and pepper. Combine jam and mustard in a small bowl. Baste fish with half the jam mixture. Place tuna on grill. Cook for 5 minutes, flip, and spread with remaining jam mixture. Grill on the other side until center is slightly pink, about 5 more minutes. Garnish with fresh lemon slices.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 tuna steak):
Food weight: 3.5, Calories: 343, Fat: 8 g, Cholesterol: 64 mg, Sodium: 760 mg,
Carbohydrate: 26 g, Dietary Fiber: 0 g, Sugars: 25 g, Protein: 40 g


Recipe Source: An excerpt from the book Cholesterol Down by Janet Bond Brill, Ph.D., R.D., LDN; Published by Three Rivers Press; December 2006;$13.95US/$17.95CAN; 978-0-307-33911-9 Copyright © 2006 Janet Brill, Ph.D. To learn more about this book please visit


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