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Tuna Skewers with Preserved Lemon Dressing

Great for a lazy weekend meal. The tuna is the hero but the preserved lemon dressing makes this delicious.


  • Tuna Skewers

  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil

  • 0.5 teaspoon sea salt

  • freshly ground Black pepper

  • 2 pieces (approx 2cm thick) tuna steaks cut into 4 pieces on the diagonal

  • 4 Bay leaves

  • Preserved Lemon Dressing

  • 3 tablespoons preserved lemon washed and finely diced

  • 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves roughly chopped


  • Tuna Skewers:

  • 1.

    Soak 2 wooden skewers in water for 1 hour.

  • 2.

    Assemble by placing two pieces of tuna and a bay leaf on each skewer.

  • 3.

    Coat tuna with olive oil, sea salt and pepper.

  • 4.

    Heat a large non-stick frying pan over high heat and cook each tuna skewer for 2 minutes.

  • 5.

    Turn and cook for another 2 minutes.

  • 6.

    Remove from heat and place a skewer on top of each plate and serve with preserved lemon dressing.

  • Preserved Lemon Dressing:

  • 1.

    Sprinkle the preserved lemon over the tuna skewers and drizzle with olive oil.

  • 2.

    Top with oregano to serve.

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