Meatless Friday: Grilled Orange Soy Tuna Bites

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I love an easy recipe. I do not have a lot of time during the week to spend working on meals. That is why this is such a great recipe. This is also a great Lent recipe; just use whole tuna.
It only requires an hour of marinade time for this to be flavorful and moist. You can’t beat that. I love to marinate with soy; it is so flavorful and versatile.
Why not cook this outside and keep clean up to a minimum. Not to mention that grilling imparts a wonderful flavor to everything you cook.
This is a great way to enjoy almost any firm flesh type of fish.

GRILLED ORANGE SOY TUNA BITES

grilled orange soy tuna bitesINGREDIENTS:
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 cup orange juice
2 teaspoons orange zest
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 1/2 pounds sushi grade tuna cut into 1 inch pieces

DIRECTIONS:
Whisk together oil, honey, orange juice, zest, soy and lemon juice in a shallow bowl. Add tuna, cover and allow to marinate 1 hour. Remove tuna and allow to sit at room temperature for 15 minutes.
Heat a grill pan over medium heat or preheat a gas or charcoal grill to medium.
Grill tuna turning skewers occasionally until desired doneness.
Serve warm or at room temperature.

Copyright 2014 Veronica Gantley

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