Greek Tuna Steaks with Oregano and Thyme

Greek Tuna Steaks with Oregano and Thyme

Quick high-protein dinner.
Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
15 min 10 min 25 min 4

Ingredients


1 tsp Olive oil (some for cooking spray)
1 1/2 tsp Oregano, dried (fresh, chopped)
3/4 tsp Thyme, fresh (fresh, chopped)
1/2 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Black pepper
680 gm Tuna, bluefin, raw
1 spray (about 1/3 second) Olive oil cooking spray
4 lemon wedge Lemon (to serve)

Instructions


1. Combine olive oil, oregano, thyme, salt and pepper in a small bowl, and rub evenly over the tuna steaks. Cover tuna steaks, and marinate in refrigerator 15 minutes.

 

2. Heat a large grill pan coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add the tuna steaks, and cook for 5 minutes on each side or until steaks reach desired degree of doneness. Serve tuna steaks with lemon wedges and your choice of side. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 251
Calories from fat 86
Calories from saturated fat 20.9
Total Fat 9.6 g
Saturated Fat 2.3 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.6 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.6 g
Cholesterol 65 mg
Sodium 363 mg
Potassium 448 mg
Total Carbohydrate 1.3 g
Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
Sugars 0.0 g
Protein 40 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat 1.9

Energy sources


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Notes:

Quick Tips:

Safety

Never eat seafood that is raw, or not cooked through. Internal temperature of fish should be 158F or 70C degrees and for shellfish 165F or 74C degrees.


Nutritional Highlights:

Tuna

High in omega 3 fatty acids both, DHA and EPA which are excellent for brain health and inflammation. However, tuna can be high in mercury as well. Consume 1-2 times per week only and avoid during pregnancy/ breastfeeding.

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