Grilled Tuna with Cilantro-Avocado Butter

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  • 35 min prep time
  • 35 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 2 servings

Ingredients

Butter

1
medium avocado
1
tablespoon butter, softened
2
teaspoons lime juice
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro

Tuna

1
teaspoon chili powder
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1/2
teaspoon cumin
2
(4 to 6-oz.) fresh tuna steaks

Directions

  1. 1 Cut avocado in half lengthwise; remove pit. Peel avocado halves. Place 1 avocado half, butter and 1 teaspoon of the lime juice in food processor bowl with metal blade; process until smooth, scraping down sides of bowl as necessary. Stir in cilantro. Shape mixture into log or place in small dish; cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate. Brush remaining avocado half with remaining teaspoon lime juice; set aside.
  2. 2 Heat grill. In small bowl, combine chili powder, garlic salt and cumin; mix well. Rub mixture on both sides of each tuna steak. When ready to grill, carefully oil grill rack. Place tuna on gas grill over medium-low heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium-low coals. Cook 10 to 14 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork, turning once or twice.
  3. 3 Serve tuna with cilantro-avocado butter. Cut remaining avocado half into lengthwise slices; serve with tuna.

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