Smoky Paprika Air Fryer Tuna Steaks Recipe

Smoky Paprika Air Fryer Tuna Steaks Recipe


Delight in the rich, smoky flavour of Smoky Paprika Air Fryer Tuna Steaks. These steaks are marinated with a blend of smoky paprika, cumin, and a hint of cayenne for a touch of heat, then air-fried to perfection for a succulent, flavour-packed meal.


  • 4 tuna steaks (150 g each)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon smoky paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup Breadcrumbs
  • Fresh herbs for garnish


  1. Marinate the Tuna
    1 Marinate the Tuna

    Blend olive oil, smoky paprika, ground cumin, cayenne pepper, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Marinate the tuna steaks for 15 minutes to infuse them with the spices.

  2. Prepare the Coating
    2 Prepare the Coating

    Mix breadcrumbs with a little more smoky paprika and dried herbs.

  3. Coat and Cook
    3 Coat and Cook

    Dip the marinated tuna steaks in the breadcrumb mixture and place them in the air fryer. Cook at 180°C for 4-5 minutes per side, ensuring a crispy exterior.

  4. Serve
    4 Serve

    Garnish with fresh herbs and serve with a side of your choice, such as roasted vegetables or a simple salad.

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