CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Pan-Seared Tuna with Curry Mango SauceGive your seafood steaks an Asian twist.
By: Herald Staff Report,
Give your seafood steaks an Asian twist.
Pan-Seared Tuna with Curry Mango Sauce
1 mango (about 1 pound to make 1 cup mango puree)
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
½ teaspoon ground ginger
2 teaspoons curry powder
1 scallion, sliced
¼ cup water
2 teaspoons olive oil
¾ pound fresh tuna, cut into 2 portions
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Process mango pulp, lime juice, ginger, curry powder in food processor until smooth. Remove, stir in scallion, water. Set aside. Heat oil in medium nonstick skillet over medium high. Sear tuna 2 minutes. Turn, salt, pepper cooked side. Sear second side 2 minutes. Remove to 2 plates. Spoon mango sauce on top. Serve rest of sauce at table.
Yield: Serves 2.
Approximate nutritional analysis per serving: 290 calories, 6.8 grams fat (1.2 grams saturated), 78 milligrams cholesterol, 40.9 grams protein, 16 grams carbohydrates, 2.3 grams fiber, 64 milligrams sodium.
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