You are here: Home » Recipes » Grilled Tuna with Honeydew Salsa Grilled Tuna with Honeydew Salsa Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 2 to 4 servings The honeydew salsa adds a lot of character to this tuna steak. PrintEmail Ingredients Honeydew Salsa:2 cups finely chopped honeydew melon2 tablespoons fresh lime juice3 tablespoons finely minced red onion1 -- mild jalapeno chile, seeded and minced2 tablespoons fresh mint leaves, minced1 teaspoon freshly grated gingerroot1/8 teaspoon white pepperTuna:1/3 cup soy sauce2 tablespoons olive oil1 tablespoon freshly grated gingerroot1 tablespoon minced garlic1 1/2 to 2 pounds tuna, preferably in 1 steak or cut into 1-inch thick steaks Instructions For the salsa, combine the honeydew melon, lime juice, onion, jalapeno chile, mint, gingerroot and white pepper in a bowl and mix well. Chill, covered, for 30 to 90 minutes. (Serve the salsa within 2 hours of preparing for the best flavor and texture.) For the tuna, combine the soy sauce, olive oil, gingerroot and garlic in a bowl and mix well. Add the tuna. Marinate, covered, in the refrigreator for 30 to 60 minutes. Drain the tuna, discarding the marinade. Place on a grill rack. Grill over high heat for 5 minutes for slightly rare steak or for 7 minutes to 8 minutes for desired doneness, turning once. (Do not overcook as the tuna will continue to cook after being removed from the grill.) To serve, spoon the salsa over the tuna. Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Greater Covington’s Roux To Do (Junior League of Greater Covington, Louisiana, 2004).