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Tuna Burgers with Orange-Ginger Sauce

PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
38 min
18 min
20 min
These are no ordinary tuna burgers. The orange, ginger and cilantro-spiked sauce is so good that you should make extra for other grilled entrees.


Orange juice

¼ fl oz

Orange marmalade

½ tbsp(s)

Ginger root

½ tbsp(s), freshly minced

Fat free chicken broth

¾ cup(s)


1 tbsp(s), leaves, fresh, chopped

Sesame oil

½ tsp(s)

Unpacked brown sugar

½ tbsp(s), light or dark

Table salt



1 tsp(s)

Uncooked yellowfin tuna

1 oz, steaks, cut into four 4-oz pieces

Olive oil

1 tbsp(s)

Table salt

tsp(s), or to taste

Black pepper

pinch, or to taste

Plain hamburger bun

4 bun(s), reduced-calorie, toasted on grill if desired


8 piece(s)


  1. Preheat grill.
  2. Combine juice, marmalade, ginger, broth, cilantro, oil, sugar and1/8 teaspoon of salt together in a heavy saucepan; bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook, stirring frequently with a wooden spoon, until sauce is thickened and reduced, about 10 minutes. (Add 1/2 teaspoon to 1 teaspoon of cornstarch to achieve desired thickness – CHECK PTS ONCE PRODUCED)
  3. Brush tuna with oil; sprinkle with remaining salt and pepper. Grill tuna, flipping once, until desired degree of doneness, about 3 to 5 minutes per side; remove from grill and let rest.
  4. Place tuna steaks on rolls and top with lettuce; drizzle each piece of fish with sauce and serve. Yield 1 tuna sandwich per serving.