Basil & Cilantro Crusted Tuna Steak

barbara lentz


Tuna steak is so delicious. Searing it on cast iron grill pan gives it the nice grill marks. I love it rare but warm. It just melts in your mouth


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30 Min
5 Min


  • 4
    tuna steaks
  • 2 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • ·
    juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 c
    each fresh parsley & cilantro finely chopped
  • ·
    salt and pepper

How to Make Basil & Cilantro Crusted Tuna Steak


  1. Mix all the ingredients except tuna steaks
    Rub the mixture all over all the steaks on both sides. Let sit and marinate for at least 30 minutes.Cook on cast iron grill pan or on your outside grill or just fry.
  2. Sear the steaks for about 2 minutes each side including the edges for rare middle but still warm.

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About Basil & Cilantro Crusted Tuna Steak

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American

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