Pan-Seared Tuna with Avocado, Soy, Ginger, and Lime Read more at: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/tyler-florence/pan-seared-tuna-with-avocado-soy-ginger-and-lime-recipe.print.html#?oc=linkback

Pan-Seared Tuna with Avocado, Soy, Ginger, and Lime  Read more at: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/tyler-florence/pan-seared-tuna-with-avocado-soy-ginger-and-lime-recipe.print.html#?oc=linkback

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 2

    big handfuls fresh cilantro leaves, finely chopped

  • ½

    jalapeno, sliced

  • 1

    teaspoon grated fresh ginger

  • 1

    garlic clove, grated

  • 2

    limes, juiced

  • 2

    tablespoons soy sauce

  • Pinch sugar

  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • ¼

    cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1

    (6-ounce) block sushi-quality tuna

  • 1

    ripe avocado, halved, peeled, pitted, and sliced

Directions

In a mixing bowl, combine the cilantro, jalapeno, ginger, garlic, lime juice, soy sauce, sugar, salt, pepper, and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Stir the ingredients together until well incorporated. Place a skillet over medium-high heat and coat with the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil. 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.


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