Teriyaki Tuna Skewers

4 people
Prep Time:
00h 00
Cook Time:
00h 00

Everything tastes better in smaller bites on skewers! Fun and tasty enough kids will love them too!

Credit: This inspiring recipe is brought to you by Ric. You can view this recipe on the Mediterrasian website.

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Ingredients and Method


  • 12 metal or wooden skewers (soak wooden skewers in water before use)
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 6 tablespoons mirin
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 pounds tuna
  • 4 teaspoons ginger, fresh and finely grated
  • 2 scallions, green parts only, thinly sliced on a diagonal


  1. Mix together the water and cornstarch in a small bowl until thoroughly combined.
  2. Mix together the soy sauce, mirin and sugar in a small saucepan, and bring to a boil over a high heat. STIR in the cornstarch mixture and cook until just thickened, stirring constantly.
  3. Allow the sauce to cool slightly in the fridge while you prepare the tuna skewers.
  4. Thread 4 pieces of tuna onto each skewer.
  5. Stir the ginger into the cooled teriyaki sauce and brush the tuna skewers with ¾ of the sauce.
  6. Marinate the skewers for 10-20 minutes (optional, but it does maximize flavor).
  7. Cook the skewers on a lightly oiled hot grill or grill pan for 4 minutse, turning once and brushing regularly with the remaining sauce.
  8. Serve garnished with the slice scallion on top.