Easy-to-make Grilled Tuna Steak with Avocado Cucumber Salad

For a delicious appetizer or side dish, make an avocado cucumber salad. It can be made ahead of time. You can serve the salad with sliced chicken or fish. It can be served with any type of meat. Alternatively, you can serve it with seafood like tuna. It’s easy to make and goes well with almost any type of dish. And this Grilled Tuna Steak with Avocado Cucumber Salad tastes great too! When it comes to food, a salad can be a great option for a midweek meal or potluck.

Grilled Tuna Steak with Avocado Cucumber Salad Recipes

Tuna Steak With Avocado Cucumber Salad
Baked tuna steak: a sizzling symphony of flavors.
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Grilled Tuna Steak with Avocado Cucumber Salad

The avocado, cucumbersalad goes quite well with the juicy tuna steak.
If you're hosting a barbecue party, you should make an avocado cucumber salad. The avocado will be soft when mixed with the cucumbers, so the salt will keep the salad from becoming overly juicy. You can add other ingredients, such as grilled chicken or shrimp. This salad is healthy, filling, and very family-friendly. The best part about this recipe is that it can be prepared up to 5 hours ahead of time.
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Course: Main dishes, Party, Salad
Cuisine: INTERNATIONAL
Diet: Low Calorie
Keyword: avocados, cucumber, tuna, tuna steak
CookingStyle: Grilling, Handcrafted Cooking
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 672kcal
Author: James Anderson
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Ingredients

Instructions

  • Coat the tuna steak with BBQ sauce, salt, and pepper.
  • In a grilling pan, add the peanut oil.
  • Fry the tuna steak for 4 minutes per side.
  • Add to a serving plate. Combine the parsley, apple cider vinegar, salt, pepper, chili flakes, avocado, cucumber and tomato.
  • Mix well. Serve with the tuna.

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If you're using a charcoal grill, spray the rack with non-stick oil. Cover and place the steak over medium coals. Remove the lid after two minutes and flip the steak. Cook uncovered for another 1 to 1-1/2 minutes. Once the tuna steak is cooked through, serve it immediately. If you're serving this to dad as a gift, he'll love it! It's the perfect gift for dad!
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Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 672kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 153mg | Potassium: 2173mg | Fiber: 18g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 6181IU | Vitamin C: 52mg | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 4mg
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Alternative Method: Baked Tuna Steak with Avocado Cucumber Salad

Tuna Steak With Avocado Cucumber Salad
Avocado cucumber salad: freshness in every bite.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tuna steaks (6-8 ounces each)
  • 2 ripe avocados, sliced
  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Fresh lemon juice, for drizzling
  • Fresh dill, for garnish

Instructions:

  • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • In a baking dish, place the tuna steaks, and drizzle with olive oil.
  • Sprinkle the minced garlic over the tuna steaks evenly.
  • Season the tuna with salt and black pepper to taste.
  • Add the avocado and cucumber slices around the tuna steaks in the baking dish.
  • Drizzle a bit of fresh lemon juice over the entire dish.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for about 15-20 minutes, or until the tuna reaches your preferred level of doneness.
  • Remove the dish from the oven, garnish with fresh dill, and serve your Baked Tuna Steak with Avocado Cucumber Salad. Enjoy a delightful, oven-baked version of this dish!

Tips for making Grilled Tuna Steak with Avocado Cucumber Salad

 Tuna Steak With Avocado Cucumber Salad
Culinary excellence: baked tuna steak with avocado cucumber salad.

Cooking Tips

  • Tuna Selection: Opt for fresh, high-quality tuna steaks. The freshness of the tuna is key to the overall taste.
  • Balanced Seasoning: Season the tuna generously but mindfully. A balance of salt, pepper, and olive oil brings out the best in this dish.
  • Avocado Timing: Add avocado slices towards the end of the baking time. They’re delicate and require minimal cooking to maintain their creamy texture.
  • Oven Temperature: Ensure your oven is preheated to the right temperature. This consistency is crucial to achieving the desired level of doneness.
  • Watch Closely: Keep a close eye on the baking process, as cooking times may vary based on the thickness of your tuna steaks and the peculiarities of your oven. Achieving that perfect level of doneness is the goal.

Serving Suggestions

Tuna Steak And Avocado Cucumber Salad
Gourmet adventure: baked tuna steak and avocado cucumber salad.
  • Fresh Herb Garnish: Sprinkle fresh dill, chives, or parsley over the dish for a burst of herbal freshness.
  • Citrus Drizzle: A drizzle of fresh lemon or lime juice adds a zesty and tangy element to the flavors.
  • Crusty Bread: Serve with a slice of warm, crusty bread or a baguette to soak up the delightful juices.
  • Quinoa or Couscous: A bed of quinoa or couscous provides a hearty base for the tuna and salad.
  • Mixed Greens: For a lighter option, serve on a bed of mixed greens with a light vinaigrette for a refreshing salad.

FAQs about Grilled Tuna Steak with Avocado Cucumber Salad

Tuna Steak And Avocado Cucumber Salad
Serve with love: the art of plating baked tuna steak.
  • Can I use frozen tuna for this dish? While fresh tuna is preferred, you can use high-quality frozen tuna. Thaw it in the refrigerator before baking.
  • How do I prevent overcooking the tuna in the oven? Keep an eye on the tuna’s color and texture. It’s best to slightly undercook it, as it will continue to cook after being removed from the oven.
  • Can I prepare the components in advance for this dish? You can prepare the avocado, cucumber, and seasoning in advance, but it’s best to bake the tuna just before serving for optimal freshness.
  • What is the ideal doneness for tuna? Tuna is at its best when seared or baked but still slightly pink in the center. It should be tender and moist, not dry.
  • How should I store leftover Baked Tuna Steak with Avocado Cucumber Salad? Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two days. To maintain the dish’s freshness, store the components separately and assemble when ready to enjoy.
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I'm James F Anderson, a noted sous chef from London and a Le Cordon Bleu alumnus. My career began in a Michelin-starred Parisian eatery, where my blend of classic and contemporary cooking, using seasonal ingredients, earned accolades. Recognized in culinary publications and on cooking shows, I’m committed to mentoring aspiring chefs and delivering memorable dining experiences, marking me as a standout talent in the culinary world.

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