18Ingredients
720Calories
85Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tuna steaks (lrgs, about 8 oz each)
  • 1 cup juice (lime, fresh)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon oregano (toasted *)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 allspice (whole)
  • 1 teaspoon peppercorns (black)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 clove
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 garlic clove (peeled)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 garlic clove (minced, toasted **)
  • 1 cup vinegar (red wine)
  • 1 cup oil (olive)
  • onion (medium, sweet, sliced into thin rings)
  • 2 chilies (red, sliced into thin rings)

Directions

  1. ** Mince the garlic, and saute it quickly in a very hot pan with as little olive oil as possible. Toast it until it's slightly browned. Remove from heat and reserve.
  2. Marinate the steaks in lime juice, water, and salt for 1 hour.
  3. Sauce:In a grinder or mortar, put the toasted oregano, bay leaves, allspice, peppercorns, cumin seeds, whole clove, salt, coriander, cinnamon stick, fresh garlic clove, and sugar. Grind thoroughly then add toasted garlic.
  4. Put the ground mixture in a saute pan and add 3/4 of a cup of water, 1/2 cup of red wine vinegar, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Assembly:Meanwhile, remove the steaks from the marinade, take off their skins, cube, then pat dry.
  6. Heat another saute pan, then add olive oil. Put the Tuna into the pan and saute until it has a light, golden crust.
  7. Reserve the Tuna on a serving dish.
  8. Pour the oil from the pan and deglaze the pan with 1/4 cup red wine vinegar. Add herb and vinegar sauce to deglazed pan and bring to a boil.
  9. Add a touch of water if sauce becomes too thick.
  10. Spoon sauce over fish and garnish with sweet onions and red chilies.
  11. Serve at room temperature.
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NutritionView more

720Calories
Sodium30%DV720mg
Fat97%DV63g
Protein51%DV26g
Carbs4%DV13g
Fiber3%DV<1g

PER SERVING *

Calories720Calories from Fat570
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat63g97%
Saturated Fat6g30%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol40mg13%
Sodium720mg30%
Potassium450mg13%
Protein26g51%
Calories from Fat570
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate13g4%
Dietary Fiber<1g3%
Sugars7g14%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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