Seared Tuna with Lemony Potatoes

Seared Tuna with Lemony Potatoes

Tuna goes farther—and is simpler to eat—when it's chunked and mixed with potatoes.

Tossing in a tablespoon of capers would be a lovely addition.

Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 6 minutes
Serves: 6 Save

Ingredients (10)

  • 2 Tuna Steaks, 6–8oz ea
  • ¼ cup Olive Oil
  • 1 T Hot Sauce
  • or 1 T Tabasco Sauce
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 10 Red Potatoes
  • 1 Lemon
  • ¼ cup Chopped Flat Leaf Parsley
  • 1 T Capers (optional)


  1. Rinse tuna steaks and pat dry. Combine olive oil, hot sauce and garlic in a measuring cup. Pour half the mixture into a shallow baking pan, reserving remaining sauce. Add tuna to pan and let stand 1 hour, turning halfway though the marinating time.
  2. Preheat grill to high.
  3. Remove tuna from marinade and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Discard marinade. Grill tuna 3 to 4 minutes per side, until desired degree of doneness.
  4. Place hot boiled potatoes in a bowl. Break tuna into chunks and add to potatoes. Add lemon rind and juice, parsley and reserved sauce. Toss and serve.