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Healthy Recipes

Looking for a perfect recipe for tonight’s dinner, or need something healthy and delicious to take to a friend’s house for a party? Crafted by our award-winning chefs, and built on the nutritional foundation developed by Dr. Cederquist, these recipes are exactly what you’re looking for!

Heart Healthy Asian Tuna Steak


Here is another recipe from BistroMD's very own Chef Jack, that is both heart-healthy, and full of citrus and colorful flavors.


Chef Jack's Heart-Healthy Asian Tuna Steak

You Will Need:

1 1/2 pound tuna fillets

For the Marinade:

1/4 cup of orange juice (fresh or frozen)

2 tablespoons sesame seed oil

2 teaspoons of sesame seeds

3 tablespoons of low sodium soy sauce

1 tablespoon of fresh ginger root, grated (or, you can use 2 teaspoons of ground ginger)

3 tablespoons of chopped scallions


1. Combine all of the marinade ingredients in a sealable plastic bag, or a stainless steel bowl.

2. Place the tuna fillets into a plastic bag, or in a stainless steel bowl. Seal or cover, and refrigerate for a minimum of 20 minutes.

3. Preheat your grill to medium heat.

4. Place tuna 6 inches above heat source, cooking the tuna 4-5 minutes on each side.

5. Cook the tuna until it is done.

Makes about 6 servings

Nutritional Information

Calories: 242

Fat: 11.4 grams

Protein: 30 grams

Carbohydrates: 2.3 grams

Fiber: 0.2 grams

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Written By bistroMD Team. Published on November 07, 2012. Updated on January 11, 2013.


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