Tuna steaks with lime, chilli & coriander

low in saturated fat
rich in vitamin C

  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 8 minutes + 15-20 minutes marinating
  • Total time: 28 minutes to 33 minutes 35 minutes

Serves: 2


240g pack Waitrose 1 Yellowfin
Tuna Steaks
½ lime, cut into wedges

½ x 28g pack fresh coriander
1 red chilli, seeded and finely sliced
1 shallot, finely sliced
Grated zest and juice of 1 lime
1 clove garlic, crushed
½ lemongrass stalk, peeled and chopped
2 tbsp Malay Taste Kicap Manis (Indonesian-style sweet soy sauce)
1 tbsp olive oil
Steamed rice, to serve


1. Reserve 2 sprigs of coriander for the garnish and roughly chop the rest. In a bowl, mix the chopped coriander with the remaining marinade ingredients. Season with freshly ground black pepper.

2. Rub this mixture over the tuna steaks. Place in a non-metallic shallow dish and leave to marinate for 15-20 minutes.

3. Preheat the barbecue or an oiled griddle to medium-high. Cook the tuna steaks for 3-4 minutes on each side. Garnish with the reserved coriander and lime wedges, and serve with steamed rice.