Gluten-Free Tuna and Peanut Butter Skillet Delight

Gluten-Free Tuna and Peanut Butter Skillet Delight
Chef Brainy
What Started it all:
Tuna, Garlic, peanut butter, skillet

This delightful, gluten-free recipe combines the rich flavors of tuna and peanut butter with the aromatic essence of garlic. Perfect for a healthy family meal, it's quick, nutritious, and sure to please everyone at the table. Let's get cooking!


  • 4 tuna steaks (about 6 oz each)
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 4 tablespoons peanut butter (smooth or chunky, your preference)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro or parsley for garnish (optional)


  1. Season the tuna steaks with salt and pepper on both sides.
  2. Set aside while you prepare the garlic and peanut butter sauce.
  3. In a small bowl, mix the minced garlic with the peanut butter until well combined.
  4. Add a pinch of salt and a splash of water to thin the sauce to your desired consistency.
  5. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  6. Add the tuna steaks to the skillet and cook for about 3-4 minutes on each side, or until they reach your preferred level of doneness.
  7. Remove the tuna from the skillet and place it on a plate.
  8. Lower the heat to medium and add the peanut butter and garlic sauce to the same skillet.
  9. Stir continuously until the sauce is heated through and slightly thickened, about 2 minutes.
  10. Return the tuna steaks to the skillet, spooning the sauce over the top to coat them evenly.
  11. Garnish with fresh cilantro or parsley if desired.

Serve this delicious tuna and peanut butter skillet with a side of steamed vegetables or a fresh salad for a complete, balanced meal. Enjoy the harmony of flavors and the satisfaction of a home-cooked, gluten-free dish that brings everyone together around the table. Happy cooking!

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