Grilled Tuna with Tomato Arugula Salad Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4 servings


  • 4 sashimi-grade yellowfin tuna steaks
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 small shallot, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • 4 cups baby arugula
How to cook Grilled Tuna with Tomato Arugula Salad:
  • Rinse the fish under running cold water and pat dry with paper towels.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together orange juice, mustard, and 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper. While whisking, drizzle in 2 tablespoons oil. Add shallot and tomatoes, toss to combine.
  • Preheat grill for direct grilling over medium-high heat. Brush tuna steaks with remaining 1 tablespoon oil, and sprinkle with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
  • Transfer steaks to hot grill rack. For rare tuna, cook 1 minute. Rotate steaks 90 degrees; cook 1 minute. Flip steaks; cook 1 minute. Rotate 90 degrees; cook 1 minute longer. Transfer steaks to plate and let stand 5 minutes.
  • Add arugula to tomato mixture; toss to combine. Serve grilled tuna steaks topped with arugula salad.
  • Enjoy!
Grilled Tuna with Tomato Arugula Salad recipe
Grilled Tuna with Tomato Arugula Salad recipe
Grilled Tuna with Tomato Arugula Salad recipe


Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 4 mins
Total time: 19 mins

The Grilled Tuna with Tomato Arugula Salad recipe easy to cook and so good!


This isn’t your run-of-the-mill tuna salad! Ahi tuna is seared on the grill to perfection and served with a fresh tomato-arugula salad with a peppery bite. It’s dressed with a citrus-y vinaigrette with a kick!

This recipe for Grilled Tuna with Tomato Arugula Salad serves/makes: 4 servings

The Grilled Tuna with Tomato Arugula Salad recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Tuna (more Tuna recipes)
Preparation Method: Broiled/Grilled (more Broiled/Grilled recipes)

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