Grilled Tuna with Garlic Chili Aioli Recipe

Grilled Tuna with Garlic Chili Aioli Recipe image
  • 8Servings


  • Garlic Chili Aioli
  • 4 cloves roasted garlic
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 Tbs. fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup organic canola oil
  • 2 Tbs. chili sauce with garlic
  • 2 Tbs. rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbs. honey
  • 2 serrano chiles, minced
  • Grilled Tuna
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3 Tbs. brown sugar
  • 2 Tbs. rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbs. fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 1 tsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 1 serrano chile, minced
  • Juice from one lime
  • 8 11/4-inch thick fresh tuna steaks, (about 4 oz. each)


  1. To make aioli: Combine garlic, egg, lemon juice, and salt in food processor. Add canola oil in steady stream, then stir in chili sauce, vinegar, honey, and chiles.
  2. To make tuna: Combine ingredients from soy sauce through lime juice in large bowl or resealable plastic bag. Add tuna steaks, and coat with marinade. Allow to marinate at least 15 minutes.
  3. Heat grill to 400°F. Remove tuna from marinade and liberally spray both sides of steaks with nonstick spray.
  4. To quadrillage, pretend grill is the face of a clock, and place "tail" of each steak pointing at the "4 o'clock" position. After 11/2 minutes, gently lift each steak, rotate tail to the 8 o'clock position (do not flip), and cook 11/2 minutes more.
  5. Flip steaks, place tails at 8 o'clock position, and cook 11/2 minutes. Rotate tails to 4 o'clock position (do not flip), and cook 11/2 minutes more. Remove steaks from grill, and serve with Garlic Chili Aioli.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 425
  • Carbohydrate Content: 12 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 78 mg
  • Fat Content: 30 g
  • Fiber Content: 0.5 g
  • Protein Content: 27 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 2.5 g
  • Sodium Content: 685 mg
  • Sugar Content: 10 g
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