By Eddy − On Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 2 Years ago in Seafood Recipes
4 out of 5 with 1 ratings
comments: 0 - views: 2164

Liz's Portuguese Grilled Tuna with Capers Recipe

This delicious Portuguese grilled tuna with capers and tomato sauce recipe, will be much appreciated by fresh tuna lovers.
Preparation time 20 min
Cooking Time 15 min
Ready In 35 min
Level of DifficultyVery Easy
Servings4
Info
This delicious Portuguese grilled tuna with capers and tomato sauce recipe, will be much appreciated by fresh tuna lovers.
Ingredients
4 center cut tuna steaks, about 4 to 5 ounces each2 tablespoons of olive oil, dividedSalt and freshly ground pepper (to taste)1/4 teaspoon of red pepper flakes4 sprigs of fresh thyme, coarsely chopped, or 1 teaspoon dried1/3 cup of capers, drained4 small ripe plum tomatoes, cored and cut into small cubes1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice4 tablespoons of chopped fresh basil or parsley
4 center cut tuna steaks, about 4 to 5 ounces each2 tablespoons of olive oil, dividedSalt and freshly ground pepper (to taste)1/4 teaspoon of red pepper flakes4 sprigs of fresh thyme, coarsely chopped, or 1 teaspoon dried1/3 cup of capers, drained4 small ripe plum tomatoes, cored and cut into small cubes1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice4 tablespoons of chopped fresh basil or parsley
Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff at Amazon.com
Directions
  1. Prepare grill according manufacturer’s directions or preheat broiler.
  2. On a flat dish, place the tuna steaks, sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of olive oil, salt and pepper, red pepper flakes and thyme.
  3. Press the herbs into the fish, cover with plastic wrap and let it stand for at least 15 minutes before grilling.
  4. In a small skillet, over medium heat, heat the remaining olive oil, add the capers and cook for about 10 seconds, then add the tomatoes, salt and pepper (to taste), the lemon juice and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. If you're using a grill, rub the rack lightly with olive oil and place the fish on grill.
  6. Cook for 3 minutes, turn and cook for 3 more minutes for rare (if you wish the fish to be more well done, cook longer on each side).
  7. If broiling, place the fish in pan and broil for 6 minutes for rare, turning once for 6 more minutes.
  8. Remove the fish and cut in thin diagonal slices. 
  9. To serve, divide tomato mixture among four warm plates, place the tuna slices on top and sprinkle with basil or parsley.
Recipe by: Liz Alves Santos
Photo by: seasonedkitchen.com

Please Leave a Comment
You might also like
Portuguese Octopus Rice Recipe
Portuguese Octopus Rice Recipe

The actual recipe varies from restaurant to restaurant, but the recipe below is based on a traditional favorite, blended to enhance the taste of the octopus and the flavor of the sea.

Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4
Portuguese Octopus with Olive Oil Sauce Recipe
Portuguese Octopus with Olive Oil Sauce Recipe

This Portuguese octopus with olive oil sauce recipe is very simple to make and very tasty, enjoy.

Level of DifficultyVery Easy
Servings4
Portuguese Grilled Butter & Garlic Shrimp Recipe
Portuguese Grilled Butter & Garlic Shrimp Recipe

This amazing Portuguese grilled butter and garlic shrimp recipe (receita de camarão grelhado com manteiga e alho) is perfect for any time of year.

Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4
Comments
There are no comments for this recipe.
captcha