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The history of grilling at Kingsford is a classic American story. It all started in 1919 when Edward G. Kingsford helped Henry Ford procure a stretch of timberland to supply wood for his auto plants.

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Grilled Tuna Steaks

A popular choice at upscale seafood restaurants, this omega-rich catch is a delicious alternative to a beef steak, especially when prepared on a charcoal grill.

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Cooking for 6 people


  • 6 tuna steaks
  • oil
  • salt
  • pepper

1 Food Prep

First, remove the tuna steaks from the refrigerator, and allow them to rest for 20 minutes before cooking.

Next, remove the tuna steaks from the plastic wrap and lightly coat them with oil.

Finally, season to taste with salt and pepper.

2 Grill Prep

Fuel: We recommend Kingsford® Professional Charcoal Briquets

Method: Direct-Heat Grilling

Temp: 500° to 600°F (High Heat)

3 The Cook

  • When you’re at temp, put cooking oil on a folded paper towel. Grab the oiled paper towel with long-handled tongs and oil the grate thoroughly.

  • Place the tuna steaks on the grill, directly over the heat.
  • Grill for 3 minutes on each side, or less, depending on your preference.

  • Tuna should be firm with pink in the middle and reach an internal temperature of 145ºF on a digital meat thermometer.

  • Serve them whole or slice into ¼” strips.

For safe meat preparation, reference the USDA website.

3 Reviews
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Grilled Tuna Steaks Do you catch the Tuna yourselves? I am not knowing where to get them. High in protein but low in cholesterol.
Date published: 2023-10-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from First time not eating tuna out of a can! Before this I had only had tuna from a can so imagine how surprised and excited I was when I took my first bit of THIS! It was Sooo good and I don't know if I'll ever be able to go back to canned tuna ever again!
Date published: 2023-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy yet yummy recipe! I’m a big seafood fan and it is so great that Kingsford provides grilling recipes!! Yummy!!
Date published: 2023-05-26
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