Tuna with Fresh Orange Salsa


Rubbed with a cumin mixture, these tuna or sea bass steaks develop rich flavor while broiling. Serve them with a salsa of oranges, a tomato, cilantro, green onion, lime juice, and walnuts. This main dish recipe is fresh, tender, simple, and healthful.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Broil Time:
8 mins
Total Time:
28 mins


  • 1 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel

  • 4 medium oranges, peeled, sectioned, and coarsely chopped

  • 1 large tomato, seeded and chopped

  • ¼ cup snipped fresh cilantro

  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped green onion

  • 2 tablespoon chopped walnuts, toasted

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

  • 4 fresh or frozen tuna or sea bass steaks, cut 1 inch thick

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  1. For salsa, in a medium bowl combine the orange peel, chopped oranges, tomato, cilantro, green onion, walnuts, lime juice, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Set aside.

  2. Thaw fish, if frozen. Rinse fish; pat dry with paper towels.

  3. In a small bowl combine cumin, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Brush the fish with olive oil and sprinkle evenly with cumin mixture.

  4. Place fish on the greased unheated rack of a broiler pan. Broil about 4 inches from the heat for 8 to 12 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork, gently turning once halfway through broiling. Spoon the salsa over fish. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

262 Calories
12g Fat
11g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 262
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 343mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 44.9mg 225%
Calcium 50.5mg 4%
Iron 1.8mg 10%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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