In the culinary world, fresh tuna is known for its “beef-like” quality because of its deep red color (when raw) and succulent, firm texture. Mix in the health benefits of seafood -- tuna is high in heart-healthy Omega-3’s - and you have all the ingredients you need for a healthy, delicious seafood dinner. 

 

Fresh Tuna Recipes

Check out the recipes below for how to cook fresh tuna, and peruse our website to have fresh, delicious Yellowfin tuna delivered right to your door.

Fresh Tuna Nutrition Information

Top Recipes for Fresh Tuna

Pan-Seared Tuna with Avocado, Ginger, Soy, and Lime

Fresh Tuna with Caramelized Onions

Grilled Soy-Dijon Tuna

Southwestern Coriander-Crusted Tuna

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Fresh Tuna Nutrition Information

A 100-g serving of (raw) yellowfin tuna contains the following nutrients; daily values (DV) are based on a 2,000-calorie-per-day diet.

  • Calories: 109 calories
  • Total Fat: 0.5 g (1% DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 0.2g (1% DV)
  • Cholesterol: 39 mg (13% DV)
  • Sodium: 45mg (2% DV)
  • Total Carbohydrate: 0g (0% DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 0g (0% DV)
  • Sugar: 0g (0% DV)
  • Protein: 24g (48% DV)
  • Vitamin A: 1% DV
  • Vitamin C: 0% DV
  • Calcium: 0% DV
  • Iron: 4% DV

 

 

Top Recipes for Fresh Tuna

We did some sleuthing and found some of our favorite recipes for cooking fresh tuna:

Pan-Seared Tuna with Avocado, Ginger, Soy, and Lime

Equipment:

  • Mixing bowl
  • Skillet

Ingredients:

  • 6 oz Fresh Tuna
  • 1 Avocado, halved, peeled, sliced
  • 2 Cups Fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Fresh ginger, grated
  • 1/2 Jalapeno, sliced
  • 1 Garlic clove, grated
  • 2 Limes, juiced
  • 2 Tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 Pinch Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Steps:

  1. In the mixing bowl, stir together the jalapeno, cilantro, garlic, ginger, lime juice, soy sauce, salt, pepper, sugar, and 2 Tbsp of the olive oil. Set aside.
  2. Coat the skillet with the remaining olive oil and place over medium-high heat.
  3. Season the tuna with salt and pepper.
  4. Place the tuna in the skillet, searing for 1 minute on each side. A slight crust will form upon searing.
  5. Pour half of the jalapeno mixture into the pan to coat the tuna. Remove from heat.
  6. Serve the tuna with the sliced avocado. Drizzle the remaining jalapeno mixture over the entire plate as a garnish. 

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Fresh Tuna with Caramelized Onions

Equipment:

  • Large skillet
  • Small bowl

Ingredients

  • 2 8-oz Fresh Tuna steaks
  • 2 Medium onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp Unsalted butter
  • 3 Peppercorns
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1/2 Cup Dry Vermouth or white wine

Steps: 

  1. In the skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. When hot, add the onions and cook until golden brown (about 15 minutes), stirring occasionally.
  2. When the onions are browned, add the peppercorns, bay leaf, and wine.
  3. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Remove the onions from the skillet and set aside in the small bowl.
  5. Add the butter to the skillet, add the tuna, and cook on high until browned on both sides (about 3 minutes).
  6. When the tuna is browned, put the onions back in the skillet.
  7. Reduce the heat to medium and cook for about two minutes.
  8. Remove the dish from heat and remove the bay leaf.
  9. Serve hot!

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Grilled Soy-Dijon Tuna

Equipment:

  • A grill
  • Large, shallow glass dish
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Small saucepan
  • Plastic wrap
  • Basting brush

Ingredients:

  • 4 8-oz Fresh tuna steaks
  • 1 Garlic, crushed
  • 1 Lemon, prepared as follows: 4 wedges, 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice, and 1 tsp grated lemon peel
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 Cup Olive oil
  • Vegetable oil for greasing the grill
  • 1/3 cupSoy sauce

Steps:

  1. Prepare the tuna by pricking it all over with a fork. Place the tuna in the glass dish.
  2. In the mixing bowl, make the marinate by combining the lemon juice, lemon peel, garlic, Dijon mustard, olive oil, and soy sauce.
  3. Pour the marinade mixture over the tuna steaks in the glass dish. Over with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  4. After the tuna has finished marinating, oil the grill grate and preheat the grill to medium heat.
  5. When the grill is hot, remove the tuna from the marinade and set aside.
  6. Pour the marinade sauce into the saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce to medium-low heat and simmer 10 minutes.
  7. When the marinade is finished simmering, place the tuna on the grill. Grill the tuna until cooked through (about 6 minutes on each side), basting continually with the marinade.
  8. Serve with the lemon wedges and enjoy!

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Southwestern Coriander-Crusted Tuna

Equipment:

  • Small saucepan
  • Large saucepan
  • Large bowl

Ingredients:

  • 4 8-oz steaks Fresh tuna steaks
  • 1 lb Broccolini, trimmed
  • 1 Lemon for 4 wedges
  • 2 Tbsp Garlic, minced
  • 1/4 Cup Extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp divided, Black pepper, freshly ground 
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • Cooking spray

Steps:

  1. In the small saucepan, combine the oil, garlic, and 1/4 tsp pepper. Cook on low heat until the garlic sizzles (about 5 minutes). Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Heat the large saucepan over high heat. While it is heating, lightly coat the tuna with cooking spray, then sprinkle with salt and the remaining pepper.
  3. When the large saucepan is hot, add the tuna and cook to the desired doneness (about 2 minutes). Remove from the pan.
  4. In the bowl, combine the Broccolini and 1 tsp of the oil mixture you made in step 1.
  5. Add the Broccolini mixture to the large saucepan (which should still be hot). Cook until tender (about 6 minutes), turning occasionally.
  6. Serve the tuna and Broccolini with a drizzle of the oil mixture and lemon wedges to garnish.

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Shop FultonFishMarket.com for Fresh Tuna

FultonFishMarket.com carries the following tuna offerings:

Fresh, Wild Yellowfin Tuna #1 
Price: $19.35/portion or $36.95/loin

Fresh, Wild Yellowfin Tuna #2
Price: $12.50/portion or $25.00/loin

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