RECIPES TUNA Posted Mar 28, 2013 By: wfn Tuna Cooking Tips Tuna is a popular staple in many household pantries, sushi bars and grill houses. Tuna can range in color from such a pale pink it is almost white to a deep redish brown similar to raw beef. Some tuna steaks may have darker brown areas which are fine to eat but they may have a stronger taste. Below are some tips that will help you when preparing and cooking tuna. If you are using your frozen fish remove the plastic and thaw slowly in your fridge or leave it in the plastic to soak in cool water. When marinating tuna, consider using mild flavors and oil based marinades that enhance and compliment the flavor of the fish, not hide it. Always oil your pan or grill before cooking tuna. It is really important to not overcook tuna. If you are grilling or frying the fish 2 minutes if usually the maximum, if you are baking the tuna it is best to wrap it in foil and bake for 10-15 minutes at 375.