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Carpaccio of Tuna with Balsamic Shallot Dressing

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Ingredients
For balsamic shallot dressing
  Shallots 2 Medium, finely chopped
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Balsamic vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Yellowfin tuna fillet 6 Ounce, trimmed (Tuna:)
Assembly:
  Mixed lettuce leaves 4 Ounce
  Chives bunch 1 Small, finely snipped
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1)Dressing is best prepared 1 hour before serving. To prepare dressing, mix together, shallot, vinegar and oil.

MAKING
2)To prepare tuna, wrap tuna with plastic wrap and freeze for 1 hour until firm.
3)Using a kitchen slicing machine or a sharp knife, make wafer thin slices of tuna.

SERVING
4)On serving plate, arrange tuna slices along inner rim of plate.
5)Drizzle the dressing and refrigerate for over 10 minutes.
6)Mix together lettuce leaves, salt, pepper and dressing. Arrange this around the tuna.
7)Serve garnished with chives.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Caribbean
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Sprinkling
Ingredient: 
Tuna
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1263 Calories from Fat 975

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 110 g169.7%

Saturated Fat 15.4 g77.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 76.5 mg25.5%

Sodium 514.8 mg21.5%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8.2%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 11 g

Protein 45 g89.7%

Vitamin A 234.1% Vitamin C 101.6%

Calcium 15.9% Iron 26.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Carpaccio Of Tuna With Balsamic Shallot Dressing Recipe