Soy Marinated Tuna Kebabs has an Full-Flavored Asian Spin

March 14, 2019

Soy Marinated Tuna Kebabs

Savory, Asian-inspired seafood, now in kebab form!

Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Judit Lipoczi


  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1/4 cup lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 lb tuna fillet cut into 24 chunks
  • 16 shishito peppers or mini bell peppers
  • 8 cremini mushrooms halved
  • 1 medium eggplant cut into 16 cubes
  • cooking spray


  1. Soak 8 (12-inch) wooden skewers in water 15 minutes.

  2. Stir together 1/4 cup cilantro, soy sauce, sesame oil, honey, sesame seeds, and black pepper in a large bowl. Reserve half of marinade. Add tuna to remaining marinade in bowl; toss to coat. Chill 15 minutes.

  3. Remove tuna from marinade. Place marinade in a saucepan; boil 2 minutes. Thread tuna, shishito peppers, mushrooms, and eggplant onto skewers, beginning and ending with tuna.

  4. Heat a grill pan over medium-high. Coat with cooking spray. Grill skewers until charred, 3 to 4 minutes, turning once. Brush with cooked marinade during last minute of grilling. Place skewers on a plate. Top with reserved marinade and remaining 1/4 cup cilantro.


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