Thai-Style Tuna Steaks

  • Yield: 4 servings


2tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce
2teaspoons brown sugar
1teaspoon ground cumin
1teaspoon sesame oil or vegetable oil
1/4teaspoon crushed red pepper
1clove garlic, minced
4-- (4 to 5 ounce) tuna steaks
4-- green onions, diagonally sliced
3cups cooked rice
-- Red pepper slices for garnish


  1. Combine soy sauce, brown sugar, cumin, sesame oil and red pepper in a 7 x 11 x 2-inch microwave safe baking dish. Add fish and turn to coat both sides. Let marinate 5 to 15 minutes.
  2. Turn steaks over and cover with lid or wax paper. Microwave at 100% power 1-1/2 minutes, rotating dish 1/4 turn. Sprinkle with onions and continue to cook 1-1/2 minutes longer or until fish begins to flake easily when tested with a fork. Let stand, covered for 2 minutes. Serve fish and sauce over rice.