Grilled Niçoise Tuna Steaks Recipe

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Tiffany Published: July 19, 2021
Grilled Niçoise Tuna Steaks Recipe

How To Make Grilled Niçoise Tuna Steaks

These tuna steaks are grilled and prepared European-style, in a nicoise-flavored preparation with a marinade of fennel, shallots, and white wine.

Preparation: 12 minutes
Cooking: 8 minutes
Rest Time: 30 minutes
Total: 50 minutes



  • ½cupextra virgin olive oil
  • ½cupdry white wine
  • tbspdijon mustard
  • 1tbspthyme leaves,coarsely chopped
  • 1tbspground fennel
  • 1tspground fennel
  • 2large shallots
  • 10tuna steaks,1″ thick
  • kosher salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk the olive oil with the wine, mustard, thyme, fennel, and shallots.

  2. Arrange the tuna steaks on a large rimmed baking sheet and pour the marinade over them.

  3. Turn the tuna steaks to coat.

  4. Let stand for 30 minutes.

  5. Light a grill or preheat a grill pan.

  6. Season the tuna steaks with salt and pepper

  7. Grill over moderately high heat, turning once, for 4 minutes per side, until medium

  8. Thinly slice the steaks, transfer to plates, and serve


  • Calories: 306.34kcal
  • Fat: 11.81g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.81g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.17g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.43g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.74g
  • Fiber: 0.89g
  • Sugar: 1.44g
  • Protein: 42.12g
  • Cholesterol: 66.30mg
  • Sodium: 497.78mg
  • Calcium: 20.73mg
  • Potassium: 830.56mg
  • Iron: 1.77mg
  • Vitamin A: 31.89µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.76mg
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