Tuna with Mango-Mint Salsa


This spicy fruit-tinged sauce brings a zesty flavor to this low-fat tuna steak recipe.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
8 mins
Chill Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 38 mins


  • 1 mango, seeded, peeled, and chopped

  • ½ cup chopped peeled jicama

  • ¼ cup finely chopped red onion

  • ¼ cup snipped fresh mint

  • ½ - 1 teaspoon finely chopped canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 4 6 ounce fresh or frozen tuna steaks, cut 1 inch thick

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  1. For salsa, in a medium bowl stir together mango, jicama, onion, mint, and chipotle pepper. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon oil and the honey; stir to combine. Cover and chill for 2 to 24 hours.

  2. Thaw fish, if frozen. Rinse fish; pat dry with paper towels. In a large skillet cook fish in 1 tablespoon hot oil over medium-high heat for 4 to 6 mintues per side or until fish begins to flake when tested with a fork (tuna can be slightly pink in the center). Serve fish with salsa.

  3. Makes 4 steaks

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

306 Calories
8g Fat
16g Carbs
40g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 306
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 76mg 25%
Sodium 68mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 40g
Vitamin C 23.6mg 118%
Calcium 40.4mg 3%
Iron 2.5mg 14%
Potassium 858mg 18%
Folate, total 12.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.9mcg
Vitamin B-6 1.6mg

*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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