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Blackened Tuna Steaks

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  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon, ground
  Tuna steaks 4 (3/4 inch thick (5 ounces each))
  Lemons 4 Large
  Olive oil 6 Tablespoon
  Parsley 6 Tablespoon, chopped (fresh)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon, freshly ground
  Tuna steaks 20 Ounce, 3/4 inch thick

1. From lemons, grate 1 teaspoon peel and squeeze 2/3 cup juice. In 9-inch square baking dish, with wire whisk, whisk lemon peel and juice, 3 tablespoons oil, 5 tablespoons parsley, salt, and pepper until mixed. Add tuna, turning to coat. Cover and refrigerate 45 minutes to marinate, turning occasionally.
2. In 10-inch cast-iron or other heavy skillet, heat remaining 3 tablespoons oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add tuna; cook until pale pink in center (medium), about 3 minutes per side or until desired doneness. Transfer to 4 dinner plates and sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2697 Calories from Fat 1362

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 153 g235.3%

Saturated Fat 28.4 g141.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 473.9 mg158%

Sodium 1518.7 mg63.3%

Total Carbohydrates 43 g14.4%

Dietary Fiber 19.4 g77.7%

Sugars 0.8 g

Protein 298 g595.8%

Vitamin A 698.2% Vitamin C 631.6%

Calcium 44.1% Iron 121.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Blackened Tuna Steaks Recipe