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Caribbean Tuna Burgers

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Am incredible burger that will transport you to the sunny Caribbean with the fresh tuna flavor paired with jerked pineapple and curry mayo
Ingredients
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Honey 1 Teaspoon
  Red onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), grated
  Jalapeno pepper/Haberno pepper 1 , diced
  Yellowfin tuna 2 Pound (no sinew or red blood line)
  Cilantro/Teaspoon cumin 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Argula greens/Leaf lettuce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Pineapple rings 4
  Jerk seasoning 2 Teaspoon
  Curry mayo 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon (for cooking)
  Water roll 4 , toasted
  Flour 50 Gram
  Mayonnaise 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Curry powder 2 Tablespoon
  Dried thyme 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 2 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Directions:

1. Pulse the honey and ginger in a food processor. Add the onion, diced peppers, tuna and seasonings and just pulse a few times to combine. Make 4 patties and chill.
2. Heat about 2 tablespoons of oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
3. Dust the burgers with flour and sear for 1 minute on the first side.
4. Flip over and sear another minute if you like them rare.
5. To cook the burgers longer dump out the excess oil in the pan and place in oven until cooked to your liking.
6. Season the pineapple rings with the jerk seasoning and a drizzle of oil, grill or broil until lightly charred.
7. Construct the burgers on toasted buns, topping with the pineapple rings, arugula leaves and curry mayonnaise

Serve with fried plantain chips.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Caribbean
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Juicy
Method: 
Grilling
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Story
I was working in St Thomas and we always had local fisherman giving us fresh tuna and seafood burgers would fly out for lunch every day
Subtitle: 
Caribbean Tuna Burgers

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 791 Calories from Fat 379

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 43 g65.5%

Saturated Fat 4.4 g22.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 151.2 mg50.4%

Sodium 537.9 mg22.4%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.8%

Dietary Fiber 7.5 g30.1%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 72 g143.3%

Vitamin A 50.1% Vitamin C 33.8%

Calcium 28.9% Iron 58.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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