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Tuna with a chilli and caper marinade recipe

Tuna with a chilli and caper marinade recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 5 mins to cook, 1 hr to cool
  • 224 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Dairy-free


  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1tbsp small capers
  • 2tbsp fresh, chopped parsley
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 2tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 x 125g (4oz) tuna steaks
  • steamed fine green beans, to serve
  • crispy potatoes, to serve

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    11g 16%
  • Saturates

    2g 12%
  • Sugars

    0g 0%
  • Salt

    0.4g 7%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 0.5g Protein 30g Fibre 0.3g


  1. Mix the chilli, garlic, capers, parsley, lemon juice and oil in a small bowl. Put the tuna in a shallow dish and toss well with the marinade. Season and then chill for 1 hour.
  2. Heat the barbecue and grill the fish on direct heat for 2-3 minutes each side, depending on the thickness of your fish. Serve with green beans and crispy potatoes, if you like.
For more healthy BBQ recipes, see Healthy recipes.

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