Tuna loins with garlic

Tuna loins with garlic

Do you want to cook tuna loins? Tuna is a blue fish, which is very nutritious due to its high protein content, rich in calcium, vitamins and omega 3 fatty acids. It is a very tasty food, which has suggested many delicious recipes. Today we will prepare tuna loins with garlic and white wine.

Time of preparation: 15 minutes


These are the ingredients that you must collect to prepare a serving for 3 or 4 people:

  • 4 tuna loins
  • 1 lemon
  • 6 dientes de ajo chopped
  • 1 glass of white wine
  • chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon of mustard.
  • salt, pepper, olive oil


We place the loins to brown in a saucepan with four tablespoons of olive oil.

When they are golden on both sides, season and add the minced garlic along with the wine, the juice of half a lemon and the mustard.

Raise over moderate heat until the sauce begins to thicken and add the chopped parsley.

Instead of mincing the garlic, you can cut it into thin slices. Garnish with lemon wedges. A good accompaniment to this dish is boiled or mashed potatoes.

Tuna is one of the most consumed fish by all. Sometimes we will take it canned and in others, fresh. Without a doubt, this last option is more than perfect to be able to make different types of recipes. It has Omega 3 fatty acids but in addition, it prevents certain cardiovascular diseases at the same time that it protects our brain. Do you need more reasons to consume it? Here are more recipes for tuna loins in case you've been wanting more.

Tuna with garlic from Isla Cristina

Tuna loins

One of the main fishing areas when we talk about tuna is Isla Cristina. This municipality of Huelva has a basic activity which is fishing. Hence, the best products on the market can be obtained. Although tuna can be prepared in many ways, the tuna with garlic from Isla Cristina it is one of the best known and famous.


  • Half a kilo of tuna (if you can choose, nothing like the part called Tarantelo. A triangular-shaped piece that the tuna has. It is located very close to the loin and before the so-called white tail).
  • Half a glass of vinegar
  • Two cloves of garlic
  • Olive oil
  • Cumin
  • Salt and pepper


First you have to cook the tuna with water, salt and vinegar. When it is cooked, you will remove it and cut it into pieces or slices. Meanwhile, you have to mash the garlic together with the cumin. You can add one more tablespoon of vinegar. Now you have to season each piece of tuna and pass it through the garlic and cumin mixture. They are placed in a container and oil is poured over them, until each piece is well covered. Finally, you have to let it rest until the next day and serve it cold.

Cold garlic tuna recipe

Cold garlic tuna recipe


  • Half a kilo of tuna loin
  • Half lemon juice
  • 4 dientes de ajo chopped
  • Laurel
  • Nails
  • Pinch of pepper
  • Sal Island
  • Parsley
  • Olive oil


We will put on the fire a pot with water, the lemon juice, the salt, as well as the cloves and the bay leaf. Just when it starts to boil, we will have to add the tuna loin. We are going to leave it for about 12 minutes. Once this time has passed, we remove it from the heat and we pass it through cold water.

Now is the time to season the tuna and place it on a tray. On the other hand, we will mix the garlic and parsley. It's time to go cutting our tuna into thin slices.

We will place them in a large container. On them, we will add the garlic and parsley mixture, to add more layers of tuna on top. Finally, we will add oil to cover it. In the same way as in the previous recipe, we have to let it rest in the fridge. To do this, nothing like always doing it the day before. Of course, it will be served cold.

Grilled garlic tuna 

Grilled garlic tuna


  • Tuna steaks
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • Parsley
  • Olive oil
  • Sal Island


First we have to mince the garlic cloves very finely. We will mix them with the parsley, also well chopped. Add a little olive oil and reserve. We heat the griddle where we are going to make our tuna steaks.

We add a little oil and we place the fillets. We add a little salt on them and leave them for about 4 minutes on each side, approximately. We will place them on a tray and add a couple of tablespoons of the dressing that we had made with the garlic, parsley and oil.

¡A quick and very tasty dish such as grilled garlic tuna!.

If you like tuna as much as we do, try it with tomato sauce 😉:

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  1.   ALICE RAMOS said


    1.    Nestor said

      I don't have tuna

  2.   pie with ball said

    Po ask the neighbor or buy it