Courtesy Chef Anthony Rattigan from Hyatt Regency Trinidad


1 Tuna fillet (5 oz)

1 tsp Grace Jerk Seasoning

1 tbsp diced Red Onions

2 oz Arugula

1 oz Orange Juice

½ tsp black peppercorns, crushed

Pinch of salt

Oil for frying


  1. Place the tuna on a paper towel and remove pat to remove excess water.
  2. Spread the Grace Jerk Seasoning on the tuna in an even layer on both sides. Mix together the salt and black peppercorns. Sprinkle the mixture evenly on the tuna fillet.
  3. Heat oil in pan over high heat. Pan sear the tuna on both sides till medium, approximately 2 minutes per side. Remove and let sit for 1 – 2 minutes before slicing and serving.
  4. Accompaniments:
    Braised Onion: Heat a pan over low heat with a little Olive oil and add 1 onion (sliced). Cook over slow flame till very soft. Deglaze with 2 oz orange juice and thyme sprigs.
  5. Tomato Compote: Finely chop 1 Tomato. Add fresh basil, salt, pepper and olive oil.

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