Tuna Steaks with Peppercorns Recipe

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Dolores Morris Modified: March 23, 2022
Tuna Steaks with Peppercorns Recipe

How To Make Tuna Steaks with Peppercorns

Tuna steaks are a lighter alternative to beef. In this recipe, they are served rare and seasoned with Schezuan, white, and Jamaican peppercorns.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 1tspszechuan peppercorns
  • ½tspwhite peppercorns
  • 1tspallspice Jamaican peppercorns
  • 4thick tuna steaks,(1 inch)
  • 1tbspcorn oil
  • ½tspsalt


  1. Crush the peppercorns with a meat pounder or the bottom of a saucepan.

  2. Brush both sides of the steaks with the oil, and then sprinkle both sides with the salt and crushed pepper.

  3. Heat a cast-iron pan for 2 to 3 minutes, until very hot.

  4. Place the steaks in the pan, and cook them over very high heat for about 1½ minutes on each side.

  5. Cover the pan, remove from the heat, and let stand for 3 to 5 minutes before serving.

  6. The steaks will continue to cook in their own residual heat but should remain pink inside.


  • Calories: 220.43kcal
  • Fat: 4.29g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.75g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.15g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.13g
  • Carbohydrates: 1.13g
  • Fiber: 0.45g
  • Sugar: 0.01g
  • Protein: 41.66g
  • Cholesterol: 66.30mg
  • Sodium: 367.49mg
  • Calcium: 14.20mg
  • Potassium: 769.25mg
  • Iron: 1.50mg
  • Vitamin A: 30.99µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.06mg
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