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An air fried tuna steak garnished with sesame seeds and chopped chives.
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Air Fryer Tuna Steaks

Marinated in an Asian inspired soy sauce, ginger and garlic mix, these tuna steaks come out perfectly in the air fryer. Simple to make with a few ingredients and so quick to cook, they make for one delicious and easy meal.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Marinating time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 tuna steaks
Calories 313kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 inch ginger (grated or finely chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon oil (vegetable, canola or olive oil)
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 2 tuna steaks

Instructions

  • Mix together all of the ingredients, except the tuna steaks, in a ziplock bag or in a bowl.
  • Add the tuna steaks to the marinade and coat all over. Let sit for 10 to 15 minutes at room temperature.
  • Preheat your air fryer to 360F.
  • Place the tuna steaks in the air fryer for 5 minutes, flipping at 3 minutes.
  • After 5 minutes, your tuna steaks will be medium rare, if you prefer your tuna more well done, cook for 8 to 10 minutes.

Notes

  • Because the tuna only requires a short amount of time in the marinade, you can marinate them at room temperature.
  • Air fryer models can run slightly differently so the timings are a guideline. At 5 minutes the tuna steaks were a medium-rare. Increase the time to up to 10 minutes if you prefer them well done.
  • Preheat your air fryer before adding the steaks. If your air fryer doesn't have a preheat function, let it run at 360F for 5 minutes.
  • Flip the tuna halfway through cooking, so that they cook evenly.

Nutrition

Calories: 313kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 717mg | Potassium: 488mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 3711IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 2mg