Grilled Tuna with Olive and Caper Sauce

Grilled Tuna with Olive and Caper Sauce
Preparation time
30 mins
Cooking time
30 mins
2 people

Grilled Tuna with Olive and Caper Sauce.

Bring classic Provencal flavors to your dinner table by serving grilled tuna steaks with a French-inspired olive and caper sauce.


Grilled Tuna with Olive and Caper Sauce




  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh basil
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 (4-oz.) tuna steaks


  • 1/3 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 1 tablespoon pimiento-stuffed green olives
  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley


  1. Heat grill. In small bowl, combine basil, 2 teaspoons oil and 1 garlic clove; mix well. Rub on both sides of tuna steaks. Set aside.
  2. In food processor bowl with metal blade, combine all sauce ingredients except parsley. Process with on/off pulses until finely chopped, scraping down sides of bowl if necessary. Set aside.
  3. When ready to grill, place tuna on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 8 to 12 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork, turning once. Serve sauce over tuna. Sprinkle with parsley.
Grilled Tuna with Olive and Caper Sauce
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