Meaty and tender these tuna steaks taste even better with a lemony dijon cream sauce for only 2.9g net carbs. The photo seems to show whole grain mustard rather than Dijon mustard – which should be used in the recipe please? It makes a great topping for bruschetta. Yummm. Add 6 tablespoons of the cracker crumbs and mix very well with a fork, making as smooth as possible. Perfectly cooked tuna and ridiculously delicious sauce, what can be better than this! Sauté until onion is tender but not brown, about 10 minutes. 5 %, , finely minced or 2 tablespoons finely shredded, , depending on how mild you like the sauce, Never Fail Tuna Patties (Salmon Works Too). That’s the only thing that doesn’t make any sense. I like mine rare in the middle just like a beef steak. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites. Tzatziki sauce is a great way to spice up plain meat, like chicken breast. Instead of roasted veg why not try a nice fresh salsa, avocado, garlic, cucumber, tomatoes peppers etc chopped and mixed together with a little bit of chilli, then juice of one lime squeezed over. However I really liked them and can’t wait to try this again. I didn’t have any lemons for zest & juice, but a little bit of my preserved lemons chopped up fine was wonderful. Love the flavor combo :). Thanks!! We want to try this recipe tonight! Raw, it is a deep red color with a mild flavor. Having this tonight let you know how I get on looks delicious. I boiled the sauce down in a small non-stick skillet for about 20 minutes until it was thick. Remove to a plate lined with a paper towel and top with a 2nd paper towel to help drain some of the oil, then serve with your favorite dipping sauce, or even plain. Hi Henry, This tangy sauce goes particularly right with the pizza melt, meatball melt, steak melt, chicken strips and Italian B.M.T. I have never tried this but it might work. So easy & delicious! You can make it thicker by letting it simmer and condense. Sorry for the miscommunication. Great recipe as long as you cook the sauce down. Form canned yellowfin into patties and season with chili powder, onion powder and salt and pepper to create a tuna burger. Mustard Dill Sauce: In a bowl, combine the mustard, lemon juice, dill, sugar, salt and pepper and whisk until smooth. Thanks for the tips MJ, I always like to hear my readers ideas! As far as the crackers go, Ithe recipe calls for Ritz crackers, but I have also used Club, and even plain saltines or soda crackers in a pinch, although a bit of the richness of flavor is lost. I may even have to put it on one of my menus for my In Home Chef service! Maybe that would be something to try some time. It’s a nice seafood dish to serve a meat lover! You can make it thicker by letting it simmer and condense. Thanks for taking the time to comment! I made sauces In the past but, I don’t know. One of my favorites is an asiago tilapia recipe. If you wondered how to cook tuna steak, let me tell you it is very easy in a cast iron skillet. Sauce For Fish. Thanks for bring that to my attention! 5 minutes on each side for rare is way too long! I like this creme version, delicious idea. It’s so meaty so it’s a nice change of pace from a beef steak. In a medium size bowl combine all ingredients and whisk to incorporate. Honey Mustard: Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and whisk until smooth and well blended. I love a good pepper cream sauce! Hi Lia, In a large skillet (I like to use my electric set at 375) add enough oil to coat the entire bottom with a thin layer. It is melt in your mouth if you leave it rarer! We don’t eat much rare-ish fish these days because whatever we eat, our 10 month old eats too (although I’m sure she’ll be shoving sushi down the second we let her), but I cannot wait to cover some chicken in that sauce! garlic, vegetables, canola, fish sauce, kosher salt, extra virgin olive oil and 3 more. 2. Outrageously delicious. I think they are very good, and are even better with one of the three dipping sauces I like to make with them (the mustard dill sauce is adapted from the Joy of Cooking). ~ I did come looking for a sauce recipe for tuna, BTW. While the tuna steak is searing, make the lemon dijon sauce. 1/2 cup broth (chicken, beef or vegetable). The cod chunks (basically small trimmings like good sized cod nuggets) are great for fish tacos. I just got back from Florida and it’s making me wish we had more fresh fish here in Pittsburgh. I used chicken broth. If you don't do it pink it goes very dry and thick in texture. In a food chopper, processor or blender, process the crackers into crumbs and set aside. A perfect accompaniment to the tuna a very light and delicious sauce. The quickest way to make this tuna steak sauce is to add butter, cream, broth, garlic, mustard, lemon juice and zest to a pan and whisk it until well combined. Hi MJ, I have seen those tuna steaks at Trader Joes and will have to try. I’m glad you liked it! However I remember I used to make this years ago and was craving it for some reason. I’d happily eat this for dinner tonight! While the tuna steak is searing, make the lemon dijon sauce. Thanks so much for taking the time to comment Clare. Yum! This post contains affiliate links. For more information visit our policies page.