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Yellow Fin Tuna steaks and whole fish on bed of leaves

Seared Yellow Fin Tuna Steaks


  • 1x Large yellow fin tuna
  • 3x Atoki (kina)
  • Bunch of parsley
  • Bunch of coriander
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2x tablespoons of garlic powder with parsley
  • Salt and pepper 2x lemons


  1. Skin the tuna.
  2. Cut off a large fillet on one side of the tuna.
  3. Place the fillet on a chopping board and cut into medium sized chunks, add to large bowl.
  4. Crack open Atoki. Pull out roe and add to bowl.
  5. Add salt and pepper.
  6. Finely chop parsley and add to bowl.
  7. Finely chop coriander and add to bowl.
  8. Pour over olive oil.
  9. Add garlic powder with parsley to bowl, along with salt and pepper.
  10. Squeeze over lemon juice.
  11. Pick up the kina roe and squeeze into bowl, then mix all ingredients together.
  12. Place tuna steaks on a hot grill and turn to cook evenly.

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