Grilled Niçoise Tuna Steaks


Grilled Niçoise Tuna Steaks

Prep Time: 10 Mins Cooking Time: 30 Mins Total Time: 40 Mins


  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine 
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon coarsely chopped thyme leaves
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon ground fennel
  • 2 large shallots, coarsely chopped
  • 10 1-inch-thick tuna steaks (8 ounces each)
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk the olive oil with the wine, mustard, thyme, fennel and shallots. Arrange the tuna steaks on a large rimmed baking sheet and pour the marinade over them. Turn the tuna steaks to coat. Let stand for 30 minutes.
  2. Light a grill or preheat a grill pan. Season the tuna steaks with salt and pepper. Grill over moderately high heat, turning once, for 4 minutes per side, until medium. Thinly slice the steaks, transfer to plates and serve.