Five Spice Tuna & Sauteed Vegetables

Chinese five-spice powder gives these grilled tuna steaks an Asian flair. Carrots and green beans sauteed in garlic round out the meal.

Five Spice Tuna & Sauteed Vegetables
Servings: 4 Prep 15 mins Marinate 1 hr Cook 12 mins Grill 8 mins


  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chinese five spice powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 4 tuna steaks, 6 ounces each, about 1 inch thick
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 pound baby carrots
  • 3/4 pound green beans
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/3 cup cashews, toasted
  • Lemon wedges

Make It

1. In a shallow dish, mix together soy sauce, Chinese five spice and pepper flakes. Add tuna, turning to coat. Marinate, covered, in refrigerator for 1 hour.

2. Grill or broil tuna steaks on high for 3 to 4 minutes per side for medium, reserving marinade. Set aside; keep warm.

3. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet. Add carrots and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Add green beans and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Stir in reserved marinade and cook an additional 2 minutes. Add nuts.

4. Serve tuna over vegetables. Serve lemon on the side.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 409, Fat, total (g): 14, chol. (mg): 99, sat. fat (g): 3, carb. (g): 14, fiber (g): 3, pro. (g): 54, sodium (mg): 674, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.