Tonno alla griglia con briciole
Grilled tuna steak with garlic breadcrumbs

About This Recipe

Are you looking for a delicious recipe with a difference? If you are, you’ve found it! Here’s my grilled tuna steak with garlic breadcrumbs for you to enjoy.

Every now and then fish and chips in the UK is a must, but I must admit I often prefer my fish in breadcrumbs rather than batter – they make a far lighter coating that really means you taste the fish – and with this recipe I’ve come up with a much healthier but still delicious version. Tuna is such tasty meaty fish and the breadcrumbs add a bit of luxury to it. A crisp salad is all you need to round off the meal but if you really fancy some carbs, try my couscous or lentil salad.

TwitterFacebook

4

Serves

9

Ingredients

Fish Recipes, Meat-Free Recipes, Healthy Recipes

Type

Ingredients

  • 1 Juice of one medium lemon
  • 120g fresh breadcrumbs
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed to a purée
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dry chilli flakes
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 tuna steaks, about 180g each
  • to taste salt
  • 1 - to serve lemon, cut into 4 wedges

Weight Converter

Found in This Book

Feast your eyes on the finest grilled tuna steak with garlic breadcrumbs! It’s straightforward and fun to make this great dish. Simply follow the instructions below and get the perfect result.

Step By Step

Preheat a griddle pan. Use your fingertips to mix together the lemon juice, breadcrumbs, garlic, parsley, chilli and oil in a medium bowl. If the mixture seems too wet, add more breadcrumbs.

Season the tuna steaks with salt and dip each side into the breadcrumbs mixture. Press down with your hands to ensure that the breadcrumbs coat the tuna evenly.

Cook on the hot griddle pan for 3 minutes on each side until brown and crispy all over. Place the tuna steaks on a chopping board and use a sharp knife to cut them in half.

Serve immediately with a wedge of lemon and some crunchy mixed salad – fantastic served with a glass of dry Italian white wine.

Once you’re done, simply sit back and enjoy your grilled tuna steak with garlic breadcrumbs and don’t forget to check out other great authentic Italian recipes including great antipasti recipes, Italian pasta recipes, Italian soup recipes, Italian beef dishes and authentic pizza recipes.

Previous Recipe

Leek, Taleggio and Pine Kernel Risotto

View Recipe

Next Recipe

Chunky Winter Vegetable and Cannellini Bean Soup

View Recipe

Discuss This Recipe

More RecipesGet Inspired

Petti di Pollo al Mascarpone, Salvia e LimeChicken Breasts in Creamy Sage & Lime Sauce

Chicken breasts are such a great option for an easy, quick and healthy midweek supper and this creamy sauce has a fabulous citrus kick. I like to serve this with a simple crisp green salad and some boiled new potatoes or – even better – my Mushroom Rice.

4

Serves

14

Ingredients

Chicken

Main Ingredient
View Recipe

Spaghettini alle cozze, pomodorini e vino biancoSpaghettini with Mussels, Cherry Tomatoes & White Wine

I love recipes that require just a few good-quality ingredients and are simple to make yet really have the ‘wow factor’, such as this pasta dish with mussels. You don’t have to use the bottarga - the dish stands alone without it - but a Sardinian cook would almost certainly grate it over the top of the finished dish.

4

Serves

10

Ingredients

Seafood

Main Ingredient
View Recipe

Gnocchetti sardi fatti in casaHomemade Sardinian Pasta Shells

Making pasta can be a bit of a chore, but gnocchetti sardi (also known as malloreddus) is really easy. You don’t need a pasta machine – just mix, roll, shape and cook. Unlike most other types of home-made pasta, which contain eggs, the dough for these shells is made from flour and water, giving the pasta a firmer texture. The shells are best served with a chunky sauce such as a ragù made from...

4

Serves

2

Ingredients
View Recipe

Risotto con porri, Taleggio e pinoliLeek, Taleggio and Pine Kernel Risotto

Leeks make a fantastic alternative to onions, and yet many people only use them in soups. I got inspiration for this recipe while I was in Siena; I was served a bowl of leeks, cheese, nuts and sausages (which is also a great sauce for pasta) and I wanted to try and incorporate the same flavours in a risotto. I have left this as a vegetarian option, but by all means add in some cooked pancetta...

4

Serves

10

Ingredients

Cheese

Main Ingredient
View Recipe

Insalata di FagioliniFrench Beans with Sun-dried Tomatoes, Feta and Mozzarella

This recipe (like most of my recipes) happened by accident. I was hosting a barbecue party and a friend of mine challenged me to make something that resembled the colours of the Italian flag. I went to the fridge, got hold of everything green, white and red and came up with this masterpiece. Today, it has become one of my signature dishes among my friends and we still enjoy it at every barbecue party....

8

Ingredients

Cheese

Main Ingredient
View Recipe

Scombro Grigliato Con Semi Di FinocchiettoGrilled Mackerel with Fennel Seeds and Balsamic Vinegar

When you fancy a savoury start to the morning, please try this. I love it: not only is it delicious but you can’t get anything healthier. Mackerel is an oily, coldwater fish known especially for its nutritional benefits, as it’s a great source of omega-3 fatty acids which are good for brain growth and protection. In fact, the omega-3 content may actually reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer’s...

4

Serves

10

Ingredients

Mackerel

Main Ingredient
View Recipe