Tuna Steaks with Lemon Caper Sauce Recipe

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Bill Published: April 21, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Tuna Steaks with Lemon Caper Sauce

Flaky and smoky tuna steaks are coated in a tangy and savory sauce packed with umami flavors in this easy recipe! Whip up a serving in just 30 minutes.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 3tbspcapers,drained
  • tbsplemon juice
  • ¼cupfresh parsley,chopped
  • ¾tspsalt
  • ½tspfresh ground black pepper
  • 8tbspolive oil
  • 4tuna steaks


  1. Light the grill or heat the broiler.

  2. In a small glass or stainless-steel bowl, mash the capers with a fork. Stir in the lemon juice, parsley, ½ teaspoon of the salt, and ¼ teaspoon of the pepper and then 6 tablespoons of the oil.

  3. Coat the tuna with the remaining 2 tablespoons oil. Sprinkle with the remaining ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper

  4. Grill or broil the tuna for 4 minutes. Turn and cook for 3 to 4 minutes longer for medium rare, or until done to taste.

  5. Serve the tuna topped with the sauce, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 428.98kcal
  • Fat: 27.94g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.05g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 19.91g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.12g
  • Carbohydrates: 1.18g
  • Fiber: 0.44g
  • Sugar: 0.20g
  • Protein: 41.80g
  • Cholesterol: 66.30mg
  • Sodium: 495.98mg
  • Calcium: 16.94mg
  • Potassium: 784.09mg
  • Iron: 1.84mg
  • Vitamin A: 46.94µg
  • Vitamin C: 7.48mg
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