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Blackened Tuna Steaks

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Ingredients
  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
Directions

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
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Tuna
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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