Tuna Steak with Salsa Verde

How to make Tuna Steak with Salsa Verde.


  • 2 fresh tuna steaks
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 2 handfuls of new potatoes, cooked

For the Salsa Verde:

  • 4 anchovy fillets
  • 1 tbsp chopped capers
  • 1 chopped garlic clove
  • 1⁄2 lemon, zest and juice only
  • 90ml olive oil
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp chopped basil
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Marinate the fish steaks in olive oil, salt and pepper for at least 2 hours.
  2. When ready to cook, griddle the tuna steaks over a very high heat for 2 minutes on each side.
  3. Remove and leave to rest.
  4. Meanwhile, make your salsa verde by pounding the anchovies, capers, and garlic in a pestle and mortar.
  5. Add the lemon juice and zest, then drizzle in the olive oil, whisking as you go.
  6. Stir in the herbs and seasoning.
  7. Crush the boiled new potatoes with a fork, and combine with half your salsa verde.
  8. Serve the potatoes on a plate, pour over the rest of the salsa verde, and top with a tuna steak.
  9. Enjoy!
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