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Spiced Tuna Slices with Endive and Avocado Salad

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  Sushi grade tuna steak 1 1⁄2 Pound, cut crosswise into 12 thick slices
  Fresh lime juice 3 Tablespoon
  Chili powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated lime peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Extra virgin olive oil 2 Teaspoon
  Belgian endive head 2 , cut on an angle into thin slices
  Arugula/Spinach 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Radicchio head 1⁄2 , cored and coarsely shredded
  Red onion 1⁄2 Small, thinly sliced to make 1/3 cup
  Fresh cilantro leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Avocado 1⁄2 Medium, peeled and cut into thin slices

Preheat the broiler.
Coat a baking pan with olive-oil cooking spray.
Place the tuna on a cutting board.
Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of the lime juice.
In a cup, combine the chili powder and 1/4 teaspoon each of the salt and pepper.
Sprinkle over the tuna and place in a single layer in the prepared pan.
Set aside while making the salad.
In a large bowl, combine the lime peel, oil, the remaining 2 tablespoons lime juice, and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper.
Add the endive, arugula or spinach, radicchio, onion, and cilantro.
Do not toss.
Broil the tuna 3" to 4" from the heat for 1 to 3 minutes, without turning, or until the fish is medium-rare.
Remove from the heat.
Toss the salad gently and spoon onto plates.
Top each with some of the tuna and the avocado.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
10 Minutes

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Spiced Tuna Slices With Endive And Avocado Salad Recipe