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Stir Fried Tuna For Two

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  Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon
  Dry sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Sesame seed 1 Tablespoon
  Salad oil 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced/pressed
  Minced ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Cauliflowerets 2 Cup (32 tbs), cut into 1/4 inch-thick slices
  Chinese five spice/1/2 teaspoon each ground cinnamon and ground allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Diced red bell pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Green onions 4 , ends trimmed, cut into 1-inch lengths
  Tuna 1⁄2 Pound, cut into 1/4 inch-thick slices (Such As Ahi)
  Oriental sesame oil 1⁄2 Teaspoon

In a small bowl, stir together cornstarch, water, sherry, and soy; set aside.
In a wok or 10- to 12-inch frying pan over high heat, shake sesame seed until golden, about 3 minutes; pour sesame seed from pan and set aside.
To pan, add 1 tablespoon salad oil; when oil is hot, add garlic and ginger, then cauliflower; stir-fry until cauliflower is tender-crisp when pierced, 3 to 4 minutes.
Add five spice, bell pepper, and green onions; stir-fry just until onion is bright green, about 1 minute.
With a slotted spoon, ladle mixture into a bowl.
Add remaining oil to pan; lay slices of tuna in a single layer in pan.
After 30 seconds, turn slices and cook about 30 seconds longer.
Lift tuna, as cooked, from pan.
Pour the cornstarch mixture into pan and stir until boiling.
Add vegetables, tuna, and sesame oil; mix gently until hot.
Spoon onto dinner plates and sprinkle with sesame seed.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 849 Calories from Fat 455

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g79.8%

Saturated Fat 5.9 g29.7%

Trans Fat 0.5 g

Cholesterol 86.3 mg28.8%

Sodium 357.8 mg14.9%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.4%

Dietary Fiber 10.6 g42.3%

Sugars 9.5 g

Protein 62 g123.7%

Vitamin A 184.7% Vitamin C 353.5%

Calcium 25.8% Iron 37.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Stir Fried Tuna For Two Recipe