Tuna Steaks with Creamy Dill Sauce


If you like tuna, you’ll love this recipe.

Tuna Steaks With Creamy Dill Sauce

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 people


The Tuna

  • 10 oz. fresh yellowfin tuna (2 steaks)
  • kosher salt
  • lemon pepper

The Sauce

  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 2 tbsp. snipped chives
  • 1 tbsp. fresh dill weed chopped finely
  • 1/2 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 tsp. lime juice
  • 3 tbsp. heavy cream


The Tuna

  1. Fire up the grill to med.high heat.  While the grill is warming sprinkle the tuna (one side only) with kosher salt and lemon pepper.

  2. Grill the tuna for approx. 4 minutes.  Turn over and grill for another 3 minutes.  Do not over cook the tuna.

The Sauce

  1. In a 8 inch pan, melt the butter over medium heat.  Add the chives, saute for 1 minute.  Add the dill weed and thyme. 

  2. Stir in the heavy cream and bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and simmer until thickened approx. 2 minutes.  Spoon the sauce over the warm tuna and you're done.

Recipe Notes

Try serving this tuna with our Lime Thyme Rice.

Did you Know:  Charlie the Tuna, the official representative of StarKist Tuna, made his first TV commercial appearance 57 years ago in 1961.  I wonder what that is in tuna years.  

(source: foodreference.com)


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