Fresh tuna is great simply seared, but if you want to dress it up, try these six tasty ideas from Chowhounds.

1. Pan-Seared Tuna with Ginger-Shiitake Cream Sauce is “to die for.” Val

2. Go Mediterranean with Fennel-Crusted Ahi Tuna with Lemon Aioli. goodhealthgourmet

3. Keep it light with Tuna Mignon with Tomato Sherry Vinaigrette. –goodhealthgourmet

4. Before grilling, broiling, or sautéing, marinate tuna steaks for an hour (or longer) in a mixture of 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 2 tablespoons dry sherry, 3 tablespoons oil, and 4 chopped garlic cloves. Bacardi1

5. Marinate overnight with Jamaican jerk paste. redfish62

6. Before searing, dip steaks in a mixture of lime juice, zest, and cilantro, then coat with panko breadcrumbs. ClassicChef

Discuss: Something different with tuna steaks?

Photo of CHOW’s Grilled Tuna with Cucumber Salad by Chris Rochelle /

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