Traeger Kitchen


Grilled Tuna Salad with Smoky & Spicy Mayo

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

40 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Alder

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

How many people are you serving?

6

Units of Measurement:

main
  • 2 Whole Tuna, steak

  • Traeger Salmon Shake

  • 2 Tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 Tablespoon celery, diced

  • 2 Tablespoon green onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 Tablespoon parsley, minced

  • 2/3 Cup mayonnaise

  • 1/4 Teaspoon chili powder

  • 2 Tablespoon capers, drained

  • 1 Tablespoon whole grain mustard

  • pepper

  • 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.
    Ingredients
    • 2 Whole Tuna, steak

    • As Needed Traeger Salmon Shake

  • 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.
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  • 5

    Drizzle the olive oil on both sides of the tuna.
    Ingredients
    • 2 Tablespoon olive oil

  • 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.
    Ingredients
    • 2 Tablespoon celery, diced

    • 2 Tablespoon green onion, thinly sliced

    • 1 Tablespoon parsley, minced

  • 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!
    Ingredients
    • 2/3 Cup mayonnaise

    • 1/4 Teaspoon chili powder

    • 2 Tablespoon capers, drained

    • 1 Tablespoon whole grain mustard

    • To Taste pepper

    • To Taste fresh lemon juice

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