Grilled Tuna and Vegetables

Cooking Time
15 minutes
180 calories

Tuna is rich in umami substance, inosinate, asparagus is rich in glutamate and so forth. Paring of these two ingredients provides umami synergy and makes dish tasty.


  • 2 ounces (80g) tuna
  • 1/6 onion
  • 2 asparagus
  • Olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Grated garlic
  • Mix herb


  1. Cut tuna and onion into cubes and cut asparagus into 2cm/0.8 inch lengths.

  2. Heat olive oil in a frying pan and sear tuna and vegetables.

  3. Skewer onions, tuna, and asparagus in order. Serve them.

Umami comes from...


Glutamate: 30-50mg/100g

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