Grilled Ahi Tuna Sliders

Traeger Kitchen


Grilled Ahi Tuna Sliders

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

5 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Hickory

This first-rate fish gets a quick soak in sesame oil, soy sauce, and spicy red pepper flakes to start, then basks in hardwood smoke, supercharging the marinade. Grill it up and throw it on a bun with brown sugared pineapple and creamy avocado for a fresh and hearty starter.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

Units of Measurement:

main
  • 1 Teaspoon sesame oil

  • 1 Teaspoon soy sauce

  • 1 Teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • 1 Teaspoon garlic, crushed

  • 1 Teaspoon onion powder

  • 2 Whole (8 oz) sushi grade yellowfin tuna filets

  • pineapple

  • brown sugar

  • 12 Whole slider buns, for serving

  • 2 Tablespoon mayonnaise

  • lettuce

  • avocado, sliced

Steps

  • 1

    In a mixing bowl, whisk together the sesame oil, soy sauce, pepper flakes, garlic, and onion powder. Pour the mixture over the tuna filets, and refrigerate.
    Ingredients
    • 1 Teaspoon sesame oil

    • 1 Teaspoon soy sauce

    • 1 Teaspoon red pepper flakes

    • 1 Teaspoon garlic, crushed

    • 1 Teaspoon onion powder

    • 2 Whole (8 oz) sushi grade yellowfin tuna filets

  • 2

    When ready to cook, set temp to High (450F) and preheat, lid closed (10 to 15 minutes).
  • 3

    To sear, place the filets on the front edge of the grill until there are grill marks, then flip and move to the center and cook 3-5 more minutes. Dont overcook it! Tuna is best when it is medium rare, to medium.
  • 4

    While the tuna is cooking, sprinkle the pineapple with brown sugar and grill towards the front of the grill until you see grill marks.
    Ingredients
    • To Taste pineapple

    • To Taste brown sugar

  • 5

    Remove the fish and pineapple; build the burger as follows: bottom bun, mayo, lettuce, tuna, grilled pineapple, avocado, and top bun. Enjoy!
    Ingredients
    • 12 Whole slider buns, for serving

    • 2 Tablespoon mayonnaise

    • As Needed lettuce

    • As Needed avocado, sliced

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