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Grilled Tuna with Pineapple Salsa

Rated as 4.65 out of 5 Stars

"When Beveylon Concha spent some time in Honolulu, she came upon this tropical treatment for tuna. Now a personal chef in Chesapeake, Virginia, she still prepares the pineapple salsa for everything from grilled fish to pork and poultry."
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30 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Grill pineapple slices, uncovered, over medium heat for 5-7 minutes on each side. Chill for 30 minutes.
  2. Dice the pineapple; place in a bowl. Stir in the onion, jalapenos, cilantro and lime juice. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until chilled.
  3. Brush tuna steaks with oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve with pineapple salsa.


  • When cutting or seeding hot peppers, use rubber or plastic gloves to protect your hands. Avoid touching your face.
  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (1 tuna steak with 1/2 cup salsa) equals 252 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 77 mg cholesterol, 212 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 40 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 very lean meat, 1 fruit, 1/2 fat.


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Tasty salsa! However, I wouldn't recommend following the cooking time here, you don't want tuna steaks done to the "flake" stage, that will leave them very dry. Try cooking like a rare steak (ah...

This was a very fresh and relatively easy dish to prepare. It also doesn't take much time to marinate the salsa. I served it with white rice and peas and my husband gobbled it up! A very attr...

I made this last night & followed the recipe exactly. It is a great dish...the pineapple salsa went really well with the tuna & the jalapenos gave it just enought kick. I think the salsa would...

This was excellent! It was so simple and tasted wonderful. I made the salsa and served it on the tuna, while my fiancee ate in over a pork chop. We both loved it!

very good.

Very tasty; I did not take the time to chill the salsa down entirely. I also sprinkled Penzey's Northwood's Fire on the tuna. I placed it on a bed of romaine and added some fresh sunflower spr...

Awesome salsa. Great taste of tang and sweet. We love fresh tuna steaks and this salse is a nice compliment.

Hubby likes spicy food, so this made a hit last night!! Thanx for posting this recipe!

This was delicious! The salsa is great but the one piece of advice I can give is to make sure you are careful with the amount of jalapeno pepper you put in. Mine came out a little to hot even ...