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Tuna steaks with chilli lime butter

Perk up grilled fish or meat with this flavoursome, chilli-infused butter.

grilled tuna steaks with a salad of tomatoes, small potatoes and lettuce

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Serves
4
Price*
£3.31 Per Serving
Ready in**
10 Minutes

Each 180g serving contains

Nutritional information

Each 180g serving of this recipe contains 352 calories, which is 18 percent of your reference intake for calories.
The sugar is rated Low with 0.5 grams, which is 1 percent of your reference intake for sugar.
The fat is rated High with 23.1 grams, which is 33 percent of your reference intake for fat.
The saturated fat is rated High with 13.5 grams, which is 67 percent of your reference intake for saturated fat.
Salt is rated at Low with 0.5 grams, which is 8 percent of your reference intake for salt. skip to ingredients and directions

ENERGY
1,474KJ
352KCAL
18%
FAT
High
23.1g
33%
SATURATES
High
13.5g
67%
SUGAR
Low
0.5g
1%
SALT
Low
0.5g
8%
of your reference intake
Typical energy values per 100g: 819kJ/196kcal
*Prices are intended as guideline only.
**Cook times are intended as guidelines only.

What it takes

  • 100g butter, softened
  • Finely grated zest of 1/2 lime
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 large red or green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander
  • 4 fresh tuna steaks
  • Oil, for brushing
  • New potatoes, cherry tomatoes, rocket and capers to serve

How to make it

  1. Mix the butter with lime zest and juice, chilli and coriander. Put on a double thickness piece of cling film and shape into a log. Wrap in the cling film and chill for at least an hour. Freeze the butter that is left over.
  2. Brush the fish steaks with oil and grill or griddle for 2 minutes on each side.
  3. Top with a slice of chilli lime butter and serve with the potatoes, tomatoes, rocket and capers.