Teriyaki Tuna Steaks



3/4 cup teriyaki sauce

2 tablespoons soy sauce

2 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar

1 tablespoon Sherry or white wine

1 tablespoon rice vinegar

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 teaspoon Asian sesame oil

3 garlic cloves, minced

a 1-inch piece fresh ginger root, peeled and chopped fine

2 scallions, chopped fine

a pinch dried hot red pepper flakes, or to taste

four 8-ounce tuna steaks


In a large shallow dish stir together all ingredients except fish until combined well and add fish. Marinate fish, covered and chilled, turning occasionally, at least 1 hour and up to 2.Prepare grill.Grill fish on an oiled rack set 5 to 6 inches over glowing coals about 5 minutes on each side for medium-rare, or until desired doneness. You can also broil or pan fry the fish in a hot skillet.