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Tuna Steaks with a Cucumber Dill Salsa

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cooking Time

10 minutes


4 people


Half of a large cucumber – cut length wise
2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
1 cup purple kale, finely chopped
3 tablespoons olive oil
4 4-6-ounces tuna steaks
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
Sea salt and black pepper 


To make Cucumber Dill Salsa:

  1. Scoop out the seeds of the cucumber and dice.
  2. Mix cucumber with the dill and kale.
  1. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Rub oil on tuna steaks and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side.
  3. Place tuna steaks on plates and top with cucumber salsa.
  4. Keep skillet over medium-high heat and add 2 tablespoons olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Let sauce sizzle for a few seconds and then drizzle over fish with salsa.
  6. Serve immediately.


  • Time of cooking tuna will vary due to thickness and preference. Most enjoy tuna medium-rare, leaving it a bit pink in the middle.
  • Substitute fennel for cucumber or bok choy for kale for a different twist.