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Seared Tuna Steak Recipe with a Pea and Mango Salad

Tamarind-glazed tuna with sugar snap and mango salad

Published: April 4, 2017 at 10:14 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Adding tamarind to tuna brings out delicious flavours in this simple but impressive dish. Serve on a a bed of sugar snap and mango salad for a healthy lunch or dinner

  • Gluten free
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal345
fat7.2g
saturates1.5g
carbs19.8g
sugars14.8g
fibre3.2g
protein48.6g
salt0.36g
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Try this recipe for tamarind-glazed tuna salad, then check out our niçoise salad, tuna wraps, tuna pasta salad and more tuna recipes.

*This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp tamarind paste
  • 2 tsp groundnut oil
  • 2 tuna steaks

SALAD

  • 150g pack sugar snap peas, blanched
  • 1/2 mango, cut into matchsticks
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely sliced
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp rice vinegar

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the sugar in a bowl and add a splash of boiling water from the kettle. Stir until the sugar dissolves then stir in the tamarind and oil. Put the tuna in a small dish and spoon over the tamarind mix. Leave for 20 minutes.

  • STEP 2

    Heat a heavy frying pan to high and cook the tuna for 2 minutes each side, adding
    the rest of the glaze as you cook. Rest for 2 minutes while you toss all the salad ingredients together with some seasoning.

  • STEP 3

    Serve the tuna with the salad.

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