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air fryer tuna steak recipe

Air Fryer Tuna Steak

Blackened air fryer tuna steak is done in under 10 minutes and all you need are 3 ingredients. This low-carb and keto friendly meal is perfect for a healthy diet.
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 9 minutes
Servings: 2 tuna steaks
Calories: 4kcal




  • Preheat the air fryer to 375 degrees F.
  • Squeeze fresh lime juice over the tuna steaks.
  • Pat dry the tuna with a paper towel then season on all sides with blackened seasoning.
  • Spray the inside of the air fryer with propellant-free cooking spray.
  • Transfer the tuna to the air fryer and cook at 375 degrees F for 4 minutes, flipping halfway with a spatula.
  • Remove from the air fryer, let it rest for a few minutes then top with green onions and serve.


  • This recipe is for medium-rare tuna. Adjust the cooking time to your preference.
  • Handle the fish with a spatula so it doesn’t break apart.
  • Pat drying with a paper towel prior to seasoning will ensure the spices stick to the fish while leaving behind a mild lime flavor.
  • Always read your air fryer manual before using it.


Calories: 4kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 800mg | Potassium: 18mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 8IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg