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Grilled Tuna Salad with Smoky & Spicy Mayo

Traeger Kitchen


Grilled Tuna Salad with Smoky & Spicy Mayo

Prep Time

5

Minutes

Cook Time

40

Minutes

Serves

6 - 8

People

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What's this?

Smoke tuna steaks low and slow to enhance them with a wood-fired flavor. Shred them & toss with chipotle mayo for the tastiest tuna salad you’ve ever had.

Ingredients

  • 2 Whole Tuna, steak

  • As Needed Traeger Salmon Shake

  • 2 Tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 Tablespoon celery, diced

  • 2 Tablespoon green onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 Tablespoon parsley, minced

  • 67/100 Cup mayonnaise

  • 1/4 Teaspoon chili powder

  • 2 Tablespoon capers, drained

  • 1 Tablespoon whole grain mustard

  • To Taste pepper

  • To Taste fresh lemon juice

Steps

  • 1

    Start the Traeger on Smoke.
  • 2

    Season the tuna steaks on all sides with the Salmon Shake. Place the tuna steaks on the grill to smoke.
  • 3

    Smoke the tuna steaks for 30 minutes to an hour (depending on how much smoke you want to taste).
  • 4

    After they've finished smoking, remove from the grill and turn the heat up to High and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • 5

    Drizzle the olive oil on both sides of the tuna.
  • 6

    Grill the tuna for about 6 to 8 minutes, flipping the tuna halfway through (or until done to your fish liking).
  • 7

    After the tuna has cooled, gently flake apart and toss with the celery, green onion, and parsley.
  • 8

    Add the mayonnaise, mustard, chipotle chile powder, capers and season with pepper, to taste. Lightly stir to combine. Add lemon juice, to taste. Enjoy!