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Spiced Seared Tuna with Gazpacho Top Chef

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Try his amazingly refreshing dish on a hot summer’s day to tantalise your taste buds. This is Tiffany’s recipe from Top Chef season 7 Episode 6.
For tuna
  Tuna fillet 1 Pound
  Fennel seeds 2 Tablespoon
  Coriander seeds 2 Tablespoon
  Black peppercorns 2 Tablespoon
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
For gazpacho
  Tomato juice 1 Quart
  Tomatoes 2 Cup (32 tbs), diced (assorted)
  Cucumber 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), diced
  Jalapeno 1 Small, minced
  Garlic 1⁄2 Teaspoon, chopped finely
  Yellow bell pepper 1 Large, diced
  Lime 1 Medium, juiced
  Red wine vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Fresh basil 1 Tablespoon
  Fresh mint 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Pepper To Taste
For serving
  Creme fraiche/Sour cream 1 Tablespoon

1. For making Tuna – toast fennel and coriander seeds and peppercorn.
2. In a blender, combine the seeds and blend it.
3. On a plate, place the tuna pieces and sprinkle salt and ground spices on it.
4. On the tuna, drizzle oil and grill it on all sides. Keep it aside.
5. For making Gazpanzo – In a bowl, combine tomato juice, tomatoes, cucumber, jalapeno, garlic, bell pepper, lime juice, red wine vinegar, basil, mint and olive oil. Whisk it well.
6. Put it in fridge for a while.
7. On a plate, place tuna slices and pour Gazpacho around it.

8. Serve with crème fraiche or sour cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Pan Grilling
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Are you searching for an amazing dish in summer time? If yes, then you have to make this recipe. The chef adds many spices to the tuna which enhances the flavour. Watch the video as the chef prepares the dish. It will tantalize your taste buds.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 832 Calories from Fat 583

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 66 g101.6%

Saturated Fat 8.9 g44.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 51 mg17%

Sodium 183.3 mg7.6%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11%

Dietary Fiber 9.2 g36.7%

Sugars 11.4 g

Protein 32 g64.1%

Vitamin A 44% Vitamin C 205%

Calcium 21.4% Iron 30.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spiced Seared Tuna With Gazpacho Top Chef Recipe Video