What is a tuna steak recipe for people with diabetes?

If you’re trying to add more fish into your diet, this recipe makes it easy. Tuna is high in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. The result is a gourmet, low-carb dish that's perfect for people with diabetes.

Raspberry Marinated Tuna Steaks


3 tbsp raspberry vinegar
1 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
1 tbsp honey
1 tbsp cold water
1 medium garlic clove, minced
1/2 tsp fresh ginger root, minced
1/2 tsp sesame oil
1/2 tsp white whole wheat flour
2 lb tuna steaks, 6 pieces
cooking spray


1. In large, resealable, plastic bag, mix vinegar, soy sauce, honey, water, garlic, ginger, oil, and flour.
2. Place tuna in bag and zip shut.
3. Turn well to coat. Unzip corner of bag and push out air. Reseal.
4. Refrigerate for 2 hours, turning the bag occasionally.
5. Preheat broiler.
6. Coat broiler pan with nonstick cooking spray.
7. Remove fish from the marinade and place on broiler pan. Discard remaining marinade.
8. Place broiler rack 4" from heat.
9. Broil until fish flakes easily with a fork, about 10 minutes per 1" thickness of fish. Turn fish once halfway through cooking time.

Makes 6 servings

Amount Per Serving
Calories 208.7
Total Carbs 4.9 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 4.2 g
Total Fat 2.3 g
Saturated Fat 0.1 g
Unsaturated Fat 2.2 g
Potassium 9.3 mg
Protein 45.2 g
Sodium 118.6 mg

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