Seared Tuna Steak

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Tuna is a meaty fish with very little fat, making it a substantial and healthy dish. It requires very little cooking to get the best out of it.


Preparation Time: 1 minutes
Cooking Time: ime: 2 minutes
Serves: ves: n/a


  1. Cover each tuna steak with the oil and season with salt & pepper. oiling the fish
  2. Heat up a dry frying pan or, preferably, griddle pan over a high heat. When the pan is hot, put in the tuna steaks. frying one side
  3. Fry each steak on one side for 1 minute before turning them over and frying them on the other side for a further 1 minute. frying the other side
  4. Remove the tuna steaks from the pan immediately.
  5. Serve. We served it with a warm oriental salad and a sauce vierge. the finished pesto
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Useful Information

Can it be frozen? No.
Can it be prepared in advance? No.
Will leftovers be nice? Yes, if eaten cold, for up to 1 day.


- To get the best out of a fresh (and it really does need to be fresh) tuna steak, it should always be cooked to very rare. It is very easy to over-cook tuna due to the leanness of the meat.

- As an alternative, you can cook this and then, once it has been chilled, thinly slice it and eat it cold.

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