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Grilled Fresh Tuna Sandwiches

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Looking for a seafood dinner? Enjoy this great grilled tuna sandwich layered with tomato and cucumber.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Orange Ginger Marinade

2
tablespoons soy sauce
1
tablespoon sesame or vegetable oil
1
tablespoon orange juice
1
teaspoon grated gingerroot or 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

Tuna

4
tuna steaks (about 4 oz each)
2
tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise or salad dressing
4
hamburger or kaiser buns, split
Lettuce leaves
2
medium tomatoes, sliced
1
medium cucumber, thinly sliced

Directions

  • 1 In ungreased 8-inch square glass baking dish, make Orange-Ginger Marinade; reserve 1 tablespoon. Add tuna to marinade; turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate at least 15 minutes but no longer than 2 hours.
  • 2 Brush grill rack with vegetable oil. Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Remove tuna from marinade; discard marinade.
  • 3 Cover and grill tuna over MEDIUM heat about 10 minutes, turning once, until tuna flakes easily with fork.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix reserved 1 tablespoon marinade and the mayonnaise; spread on cut sides of buns. Layer lettuce, tuna, tomato and cucumber in buns.
  • 5 METHOD FOR ORANGE GINGER MARINADE: In small bowl, mix all ingredients.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 270
  • Fat 8g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Sodium 300mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 sandwich
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
300mg
300%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Did You Know?

Expert Tips

Fish generally takes about 10 minutes to grill for each inch of thickness. Add more time if the steaks are thicker, or grill the fish for slightly less time if the pieces are thinner.

Ratings & Reviews

We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 06/24/2011. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 sandwich
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
300mg
300%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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