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Grilled Tuna with Lemon Mayonnaise


  • 4 tuna steaks, about 1-inch thick
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper

Prepare Lemon Mayonnaise and set aside.

Brush steaks with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill about 4 inches from coals until done on one side, about 6 to 7 minutes. Turn and repeat on other side. Spread with Lemon Mayonnaise.

Lemon Mayonnaise

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons lemon zest

In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, juice, cayenne, salt and zest. Set aside for flavors to blend. Serve over cooked steaks.

Contributed by Joyce Taylor  From: Mariner’s Menu: 30 Years of Fresh Seafood Ideas