This dish is hands down the best tuna recipe we have tried and the best part is how healthy AND easy it is. The tangy soy and fresh ginger are complimented by the freshness of the cilantro. The jalapeño adds a kick which can be adjusted according to your liking.
2 large handfuls fresh cilantro leaves, finely chopped
1/2 jalapeno, sliced
2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
2 garlic cloves, crushed or grated
2 limes, juiced
2 tablespoons soy sauce
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 (6-ounce) blocks sushi-quality tuna
1 ripe avocado, halved, peeled, pitted, and sliced
1. In a mixing bowl, combine the cilantro, jalapeno, ginger, garlic, lime juice, soy sauce, sugar, salt, pepper, and 2 tablespoons of the olive oil. Stir the ingredients together until well mixed.
2. Heat the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Season the tuna generously with salt and pepper. Lay the tuna in the hot oil and sear for 1 minute on each side to form a slight crust. Pour 1/2 of the cilantro mixture into the pan to coat the fish. Serve the seared tuna with the sliced avocado and the remaining cilantro sauce drizzled over the whole plate.
Photo Credit: The Gourmet Foodie Blog Recipe Credits: Pan-Seared Tuna with Avocado, Soy, Ginger, and Lime courtesy of Tyler Florence at the Food Network
Disclaimer: The information in this article and on this website is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. None of the products mentioned in this article or on this website are intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. The information in this article is not intended to provide personal medical advice, which should be obtained from a medical professional. This information is made available with the understanding that the author and publisher are not providing medical, psychological, or nutritional counseling services on this site. The information on this Web site does not cover all possible uses, actions, precautions, side effects, and interactions. Liability for individual actions or omissions based upon the contents of this site is expressly disclaimed. This information has not been evaluated or approved by the U.S. FDA.