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Grilled Tuna Steaks with Preserved Lemon Gremolata

This flavorful and healthy Mediterranean-inspired dish is ready in less than twenty minutes. It features Italian gremolata – a simple green condiment made from a combination of fresh parsley, garlic, and lemon zest. This version also incorporates a nod to Moroccan cuisine with the addition of preserved lemon rind for a bit of extra flavour and visual interest.

Grilled Tuna Steaks with Preserved Lemon Gremolata

Grilled Tuna Steaks with Preserved Lemon Gremolata

This flavorful and healthy Mediterranean-inspired dish is ready in less than twenty minutes. It features Italian gremolata – a simple green condiment made from a combination of fresh parsley, garlic, and lemon zest.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 6 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

For the tuna steaks

  • 4 6- oz sushi-grade tuna steaks approximately 3/4” thick
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Mediterranean sea salt to taste*
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 2 large lemons cut in half

For the gremolata

  • ¼ cup fresh parsley leaves washed, dried thoroughly, and finely chopped
  • 1 tsp organic lemon zest
  • 2 tsp preserved lemon rind rinsed and finely chopped
  • 1 large clove garlic grated
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Clean and spray grates of a gas grill with non-stick cooking spray and set heat to high. Close lid until grill comes to temperature.
  • Meanwhile, prepare the gremolata by combining the parsley, lemon zest, preserved lemon rind, and garlic a small bowl. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and set aside.
  • Brush tuna steaks with olive oil and sprinkle with Mediterranean-spiced sea salt and black pepper, to taste.
  • Open grill and place tuna steaks and lemon halves over direct heat. Cook tuna for 2 minutes per side for rare. Increase time slightly for medium, but do not overcook.
  • Remove tuna and grilled lemon halves from heat and serve immediately topped with some gremolata.

Notes

Serve with our grilled marinated asparagus or another side of your choice. Enjoy!

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