Grilled Tuna with Mediterranean Rice Salad Recipe

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A flavorful rice salad provides a Mediterranean flair to this grilled tuna dish. Grilling fish enhances its taste with a lightly charred flavor. You will find more great grilled fish recipes and other fish and seafood recipes as you search through the site.
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Ingredients
  • 5 1/2 cups white wild rice or long grain rice
  • 1/2 cup red onion - chopped
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes - cut in half
  • 1/2 red pepper - seeded and diced
  • 1/2 cup black olives - pitted and sliced
  • 3 tablespoons flat or regular parsley - chopped fine
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic - minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cup plus one tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 (1/2 inch thick) tuna steaks
Container: small bowl, large pot and medium bowl
Directions
MEDITERRANEAN RICE SALAD:
  • Prepare rice according to package directions.
  • Rinse with cold water and drain thoroughly.
  • In medium bowl combine rice, onion, tomato, pepper, olives, parsley and 1/2 teaspoon thyme.
  • In a small bowl, whisk vinegar with mustard, garlic, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
  • Slowly whisk in olive oil.
  • Toss vinaigrette with rice.

GRILLED TUNA:
  • Rub tuna steaks with 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  • Sprinkle all with 1/2 teaspoon of thyme.
  • Heat the grill to medium high heat.
  • Grill for 2 minutes on each side, the steaks should still be pink in the center.
  • If you like them more well done, cook longer, approximately 3 minutes per side.
  • Mound rice on plates and place tuna on top.
  • Sprinkle with parsley if desired.
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