Grilled Macadamia-Crusted Tuna with Papaya Salsa

Grilled Macadamia-Crusted Tuna with Papaya Salsa I recently read about the health benefits of macadamia nuts so I thought I’d share one of my favorite recipes that combines them with grilled tuna. It’s a great healthy summer recipe!

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 45 mins

    COOK : 5 mins

    TOTAL : 50 mins

    SERVING : 4

    YIELD : 4 tuna steaks

  • Combine the papaya, onion, and red pepper in a bowl. Add the cilantro, lime juice, garlic, and hot chile paste. Toss to combine, then refrigerate until ready to serve.

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  • Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat, and lightly oil grate.

  • Brush the tuna steaks with olive oil, then season with salt and pepper. Whisk the eggs in a shallow bowl until smooth. Dip the tuna steaks in the egg, and allow excess egg to run off. Press into the macadamia nuts.

  • Cook the tuna steaks on the preheated grill to your desired degree of doneness, about 2 minutes per side for medium. Serve with the papaya salsa.

Per Serving: 522 calories; protein 44.6g; carbohydrates 13.7g; fat 32.4g; cholesterol 219.3mg; sodium 124mg.