Seared Cumin Tuna Steak

Coconut oil, ideal for high temperature pan frying & searing, lends a sweet tropical flavor to this dish. Tuna is delicious but feel free to substitute any firm whitefish, including mahi mahi, halibut or sturgeon.

Seared Cumin Tuna Steak
Seared Cumin Tuna Steak

PREP TIME

25

minutes

TOTAL TIME

25

minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

25

minutes

TOTAL TIME

25

minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 4

    − 6oz tuna steaks (about 3/4 inch thick)

  • 2

    T crushed cumin seeds or ground cumin

  • 1/4

    t garlic powder

  • 1/4

    t salt

  • 1/8

    t ground cayenne pepper (more or less to taste)

  • 2

    T unrefined coconut oil

  • 2

    T freshly squeezed lime juice

  • 2

    T coarsely chopped fresh cilantro

  • lime wedges for garnish (1 lime)

Directions

1. In a small bowl, combine cumin, garlic powder, salt, & cayenne pepper; stir to blend. 2. Sprinkle cumin mixture evenly over fish, coating it completely. 3. Heat coconut oil in a large skillet over high heat until hot. Place fish in hot skillet, partially covering the skillet w/a lid to lessen the splattering. 4. Sear for approx. 3 min. Turn fish over & sprinkle w/lime juice, continue to cook until lightly browned on the outside & opaque in the center, approx. 3 min. 5. Transfer fish to plates, garnish w/cilantro & lime wedges.

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