Seared Ahi Tuna Steaks

Seared Ahi Tuna Steaks

Nothing says summer like freshly grilled seafood, try this seared ahi tuna steaks recipe to be the Big Kahuna at your next summer cookout!



  • 2 (5 ounce) ahi tuna steaks
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon whole peppercorns
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Prep 5 m Cook 12 m Ready In 17 m


  1. Season the tuna steaks with salt and cayenne pepper.
  2. Melt the butter with the olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the peppercorns in the mixture until they soften and pop, about 5 minutes. Gently place the seasoned tuna in the skillet and cook to desired doneness, 1 1/2 minutes per side for rare.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 301 calories; 17.8 g fat; 0.7 g carbohydrates; 33.3 g protein; 71 mg cholesterol; 1034 mg sodium.