Grilled Tuna with Watercress

Watercress is a good source of folates, vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals that can help increase the heart-healthy benefits of tuna.

Serves: 2Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 2


  • 5 Tbsp. Bragg Liquid Aminos
  • 1⁄4 cup fresh cilantro leaves (packed)
  • 1 Tbsp. sesame oil
  • 6 tsp. lemon juice, divided
  • 1 piece (1 inch) fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 1⁄4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 2 fillets tuna (6 oz. each)
  • 2 bunches watercress, stems trimmed
  • 2 tsp. lemon zest


  • Blend the Bragg Liquid Aminos, cilantro, sesame oil, 2 teaspoons lemon juice, ginger, and cayenne pepper in blender until smooth.
  • Pour 1⁄3 cup of the sauce into a glass pie plate, add the fish, and turn to coat, 15 minutes per side.
  • Reserve the remaining sauce for later use.
  • Drain the marinade from the tuna into a heavy medium skillet. Cook the liquid on high until it starts to boil.
  • Add the tuna and cook about 3 minutes per side for medium-rare.
  • Toss the watercress with remaining 4 teaspoons lemon juice in a bowl and arrange the fish on top.
  • Sprinkle with lemon zest and reserved marinade.