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Grilled Ahi Tuna with Fresh Mint Sauce

Grilled Ahi Tuna with Fresh Mint Sauce


  • 4 4 ounces ahi tuna steaks
  • 1 cup fresh Italian parsley, chopped
  • 1 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 bunches fresh mint (preferably peppermint)
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 2 - 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 dash paprika
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Ground black pepper to taste


  1. To grill tuna, put fillets on a barbecue or grill over medium-high heat. Cook for 3 1/2 minutes; then flip and cook for another 3 minutes or until the center is just ready to turn from pink to white.
  2. To make mint sauce, combine all ingredients except salt and pepper in a blender until thoroughly combined. Season with salt and pepper. The sauce will keep in the refrigerator for several days. Cover each steak with 2 tablespoons mint sauce and serve immediately.


  • Nutritional information includes 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt.

Nutrition Information

Per serving: 644 kcal cal., 24 g fat (4 g sat. fat), 17 g carb., 1 g fiber, 14 g sugar, 28 g pro., 58 mg calcium, 3 mg iron. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet


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