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Crispy Tuna With Tuna Caper Sauce

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  Tuna in olive oil 3 Ounce, drained (1 Imported Can)
  Chicken stock/Low sodium broth 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Mayonnaise 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Drained capers 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Anchovy fillet 1
  Cornichons 2 Small
  Dijon mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  White wine vinegar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Plain bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped flat leaf parsley 1 Teaspoon
  Extra virgin olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Tuna steaks 28 Ounce, cut 1 inch thick
  Salt To Taste

1. In a blender, puree the canned tuna with the chicken stock, mayonnaise, capers, anchovy, cornichons, mustard and white wine vinegar. Season the sauce with salt and black pepper.
2. In a small bowl, toss the bread crumbs, thyme, parsley and ltablespoon of the oil; season with salt and black pepper. Rub the tuna steaks with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and sprinkle the fish with the seasoned bread crumbs.
3. In a large nonstick skillet, heat the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add the seasoned tuna steaks and cook them over high heat, turning once, until the steaks are golden outside but very rare within, about 5 minutes. Transfer the tuna steaks to a cutting board and cut them into 1/2 inch-thick slices.
4. Spoon the tuna-caper sauce onto plates and top with the seared tuna slices.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2315 Calories from Fat 1333

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 146 g225%

Saturated Fat 18.2 g91%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 348.9 mg116.3%

Sodium 2672.9 mg111.4%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.9%

Sugars 2.8 g

Protein 214 g428.2%

Vitamin A 362.9% Vitamin C 26.8%

Calcium 17.8% Iron 60.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Crispy Tuna With Tuna Caper Sauce Recipe