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Savoury Pan Fried Tuna Steak Recipe With Herbs

This savoury pan fried tuna steak recipe is the perfect starter recipe for you if you've ever wanted to try tuna in a different way. Super easy to make, and only 6 total ingredients, give it a go!
Course Fish, Main Course
Cuisine Pescetarian
Keyword pan fried tuna steak
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Servings 2
Author Fishy Vegetarian


  • 2 tuna steaks
  • Drizzle of olive oil
  • Squeeze of lemon
  • Salt and pepper

Herbs & Spices

  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil


  1. Heat pan to med/high.
  2. Massage both sides of your tuna steaks in the rub and a drizzle of olive oil.
  3. Sear steaks for 1.5mins per side.
  4. When you take them off the heat, drizzle some more olive oil (to keep moist) and lemon juice.
  5. VoilĂ ! Bon apetit! Now it's your turn!

Recipe Notes

When you cut into your tuna steak, don't be alarmed if you see it looks "raw" on the inside. This is perfectly normal!