Grilled Tuna with California Golden Raisin Chutney (Muchee Kismis)

Spicy, tangy raisin chutney -- a natural with fish and other meats, too.
  • Yields 6 fillets, 1-1/2 cups chutney
  • Details

    • Serving Size: 1 fillet, 1/4 cup chutney


    • 1 cup sugar
    • 1/2 cup water
    • 1/4 cup white distilled vinegar
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground red pepper
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
    • 1 piece (2-inch) cinnamon stick
    • 1 1/2 cups California golden raisins
    • 12 or 14 black peppercorns
    • 1 piece (1-inch) julienne fresh gingerroot
    • 6 boneless, skinless tuna fillets (6 ounces each)


    In 1-quart nonreactive saucepan, bring sugar, water and vinegar to boil over medium-high heat. Add red pepper, turmeric, cloves, cinnamon stick, peppercorns and ginger. Reduce heat to low. Cover and cook 5 minutes to blend flavors. Add raisins and continue cooking on low 8 to 10 minutes or until most of the liquid evaporates. Remove from heat and set aside.

    Preheat grill or broiler. Grill or broil tuna fillets for 3 to 4 minutes on each side (145°F). Transfer tuna to serving platter; spoon about 1/4 cup chutney over each fillet. Serve immediately.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 470 (4% from fat); Total Fat 2g (sat 0.5g, mono 0g, poly <1g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 80mg; Protein 39g; Carbohydrate 73g; (Dietary Fiber 3g; Sugars 61g; ); Iron 4mg; Sodium 80mg; Calcium 68mg; Potassium 1006mg

    This recipe is found in the following categories:

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    Special Diet

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