Caesar Salad with Pepper-Grilled Tuna

Caesar Salad With Pepper-grilled Tuna Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


Brush slices of sourdough bread with olive oil and grill (about two minutes per side) to serve alongside.

From Bon Appetit, July 2002.


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15 Min
10 Min


  • 1/4 c
    soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 c
    whole black peppercorns
  • 6 5-oz
    tuna steaks
  • 10 oz
    mixed baby greens
  • 1 bunch
    radishes, trimmed, sliced

How to Make Caesar Salad with Pepper-Grilled Tuna


  1. Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat). Stir soy sauce and brown sugar in pie dish until sugar dissolves.
  2. Using mortar and pestle or spice mill, coarsely grind peppercorns. Dip both sides of tuna steaks in soy mixture. Sprinkle both sides of tuna generously with peppercorns, pressing to adhere.
  3. Grill tuna to desired doneness, about 2 minutes per side for medium-rare.
  4. Combine greens and radishes in large bowl. Toss with enough Caesar Vinaigrette (Caesar Vinaigrette )
    to coat salad. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  5. Divide salad among 6 plates.
  6. Cut tuna crosswise into thin slices; place alongside salad. Drizzle tuna and greens with remaining vinaigrette.

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About Caesar Salad with Pepper-Grilled Tuna

Course/Dish: Fish, Tuna Salads
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Hawaiian/Polynesian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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