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Kauai Dinner Menu

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Tamra's family is hosting a dinner for some friends and she has a great menu for them. She's making Hijiki salad, pineapple upside down cake and seared tune burger with ginger and wasabi.
  Hijiki 80 Gram, soaked for 20 minutes (1 Packet)
  Carrots 1 , chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), chopped
  Sesame oil 1 Tablespoon
  Syrup of maple 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped seitan 100 Gram (0.5 Packet)
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Sesame seeds 2 Tablespoon
  Juice of lemon 1⁄2
  Pineapple 1 , skinned and sliced in inch slices
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Shredded coconut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Macadamia nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Organic cake batter 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Mashed avocados 2
  Mayonnaise 2 Tablespoon
  Wasabi 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Tuna steaks 1 Pound
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste

Reviewer’s note:

Directions for preparation:

• In a pan, sauté the carrots an garlic in sesame oil.
• Add the maple syrup. Stir.
• Add the seitan and stir.
• Sprinkle with soy sauce.
• Add the sesame seeds. Stir it in.
• Stir till the seitan looks brown and has caramelized. Turn heat off.
• Drain and rinse the hijiki.
• Run it under some cold water and add it to the pan. Turn heat on.
• Stir it to mix with the other ingredients.
• Add the lemon juice.
• Add ½ tsp salt. Cover and refrigerate for 3 days.
• For the pineapple cake, grease a baking pan.
• Heat butter in a pan and add the coconut and macadamia nuts.
• Add the sugar and ginger. Cook till the mixture is brown and caramelized.
• Add it to the bottom of the greased pan.
• Arrange pineapple slices on top of it.
• Mix milk and cake batter together as per the instructions on the packet.
• Pour the batter over the pineapple slices. Bake.
• Invert the baking pan on a plate to get the cake out.
• Make the avocado paste by mixing all the ingredients together.
• For the tuna, lay the steaks on a pan covered with foil and sprinkle with lemon juice, olive oil and salt.
• Place the fish steaks on the broiler and cook for 4-8 minutes depending on how rare you want them and how thick the steaks are.
• Serve fish steaks with toasted buns and make a burger if preferred, with the hijiki salad and avocado sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Fish, Vegetable
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Wanna chill-out with friends, then how about calling a few friends over for holiday dinner and surprise them with a Hawaiian style dinner. Check out Tamra Davis making Hijiki salad, Pineapple upside down cake and Seared tune burger with ginger and wasabi. This Kauai Dinner Party's truly exotic!

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