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Tuna Steak with Mango Salsa

There are so many different fish and all sorts of ways to cook them. Unfortunately, there aren't too many ways I like my fish. I am really lacking in that department.  Here in Louisiana, we love fried fish, so that is always my go-to. I have tested several recipes  so I can give my family other fish options. Here is my happy little Tuna recipe that is jazzed up with a salsa.

Ingredients for Marinade: 

  • 4 Tuna Steaks (1-2 inches thick, about 2lbs total)
  • 8tbsp lemon juice
  • 1tsp salt
  • 1tsp pepper

Marinade the fish for about 20 minutes before you grill it. Do not let it go more than 30 minutes as the acid will start to cook the fish.

Mango Salsa : 

  • 2 tbsp orange bell pepper
  • 3 tbsp yellow bell pepper
  • 4 tbsp red bell pepper 
  • 1 tbsp red onion
  • 7 tbsp diced mango(fresh is best, but can is fine too) 

Make ahead and allow it to sit in the fridge for a few hours.


Grill the fish:

Heat your pit to about 400. Grill for 3 minutes on each side to produce medium rare tuna. Overcooking will lead to dry fish. It is best to use a spatula for flipping so that it will not fall apart. 

Serve with salsa on top. Salt and pepper to taste. 


Fresh fish. 


Fish marinating in a bag.