Tuna Steaks with Lemon-Parsley Butter

(mydeliciousmeals.com)
Very easy recipe for a flavorful pan-seared tuna steak that takes just 5 minutes to cook. Lemon and parsley butter, and pepper crust are perfect with this fish.
Tuna Steaks with Lemon-Parsley Butter

Ingredients

  • 3 tuna steaks
  • 3 tablespoons butter (unsalted, softened)
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons parsley (dry)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper (ground)
  • salt
Yield:
Servings
Prep time:
3 minutes
Cook time:
5 minutes
Total time:
8 minutes
Yield: 3 Servings | Prep time: 3 minutes | Cook time: 5 minutes | Total time: 8 minutes

Instructions

1. In a small bowl, combine butter, lemon juice and parsley. Form a butter ball.
2. Wash tuna steaks and pat dry with paper towels. Season with salt on all sides. Put black pepper on a small plate. Coat tuna sides with black pepper, gently pressing it in.
3. Heat oil in a thick-bottomed frying pan over medium-high heat. Sear tuna steaks for about 2 minutes per side (or until the desired doneness is reached), turn off the heat and add butter mixture.
Tuna Steaks with Lemon-Parsley Butter photo instruction 1
Tuna Steaks with Lemon-Parsley Butter photo instruction 2
4. Spoon melted butter over the steaks and serve immediately.
Tuna Steaks with Lemon-Parsley Butter photo instruction 3

Products I recommend for this recipe

Butter

Butter
Lemon

Lemon
Parsley Flakes

Parsley Flakes
Olive Oil

Olive Oil

Note: This post may contain affiliate links for products I like. This means that if you click on a link and make a purchase, I'll earn some coffee money at no cost to you, which I promise to drink while creating more helpful recipes like this ;) Thank you for supporting My Delicious Meals!

Comments

Add Comment

Yummy

Bonita Esquibel January 9, 2021 8:50 PM
Made this tonight It tuned out very good.
Reply

Guest November 6, 2020 6:26 PM
Tried this today and was very pleased with the results. Will be making this again and telling others about this recipe!
Reply

Guest November 1, 2020 1:30 AM
This is the best recipe! We make it regularly now, after trying it a few months ago. We put chives in the lemon butter instead of parsley.
Reply

This was wonderful!

liliaKY March 5, 2014 10:08 PM
I am definitely adding this one to my recipe box.
Reply

Wow!

pugovka March 3, 2014 10:00 PM
Great recipe! Wonderful flavor. Served with salad. Mmm.
Reply

Easy and fantastic!

elin7 February 23, 2014 10:49 AM
I'd never cooked tuna steaks before, so I was I little bit nervous. Followed the recipe exactly and they turned out excellent! Simple and healthy! My family enjoyed eating them. Can't wait to make them next week when my in-laws come.
Reply

Lovely flavour

Guest March 23, 2021 12:15 AM
I tried this recipe and even my kids loved it and asked for more. Couldn't be happier with the results.
Reply

alenatrs April 5, 2021 6:34 PM
Awesome! I hope that you and your family will love every recipe that you try from here ;) - Alena
Reply

Tuna steaks

Guest January 20, 2021 6:12 AM
These were delicious. I played with the seasoning a bit but overall, very good & so easy. Pairs well with just about anything.
Reply

alenatrs January 20, 2021 9:04 AM
That's so great to hear that you liked these tuna steaks! Thank you for your wonderful comment! - Alena
Reply

Trending Recipes

Beef Chebureki (Deep Fried Beef Dumplings)
Lemon Chicken and Potatoes in Oven
Easy Homemade Mango Salsa
Canned Salmon Patties
Healthy Blueberry Pecan Muffins
Tuna Steaks with Lemon-Parsley Butter

Instagram

Top