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Grilled Tuna with Rosemary Recipe

Diabetic Friendly Recipe

You can use tuna, halibut or salmon steak for this delicious main dish - your choice.

Grilled tuna with rosemary and lemon

Recipe Ingredients

1 pound fresh or frozen tuna, halibut, or salmon steaks
2 teaspoons olive oil
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons snipped fresh rosemary or 1-teaspoon dried herb, crushed
1 tablespoon drained capers, slightly crushed
Fresh rosemary sprigs (optional)

Recipe Directions

Thaw fish, if frozen. Rinse and pat dry with paper towels. Measure thickness. Cut into four serving-size portions. Brush both sides with olive oil and lemon juice; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Rub garlic and rosemary or tarragon onto fish. Grill or broil.

Cook by Direct Grill Method:
Place fish steaks on a greased grill rack or in a grill basket. Grill on an uncovered grill directly over medium-hot coals until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork (allow four to six minutes per 1/2-inch of thickness). If the fish is more than 1-inch thick, gently turn it halfway through grilling.

To Broil:
Place fish on the greased rack of a broiler pan. Broil 4 inches from the heat for 4 to 6 minutes per 1/2-inch of thickness. If fish is more than 1-inch thick, gently turn it halfway through broiling.

To serve, top fish with capers. If desired, garnish with fresh rosemary.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories: 145
Fat: 3g; Saturated fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 51mg; Carbohydrates: 1g
Protein: 27g Fiber: 0g; Sodium: 179mg

Exchanges:  4 Very lean meat

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