Seared tuna with lime & coriander salsa recipe

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  • Dairy-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Healthy
  • Nut-free
serves: 4
Skill: medium
Prep: 15 min
Cooking: 10 min
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  • Don’t be scared of cooking fresh tuna steaks. This delicious dish is quick, simple and looks really impressive at dinner parties.


    • 3tbsp lime cordial
    • 3tbsp olive oil
    • 4 x 175-200g fresh tuna steaks
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    • 1 red onion, finely sliced
    • 1 fresh red chilli, finely chopped
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    • ¼
    • cucumber, finely chopped
    • 2tbsp chopped fresh coriander
    • 300g fine green beans
    • 4 tomatoes, deseeded and chopped
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


    • Put 2tbsp of the lime cordial into a shallow dish with 2tbsp of the olive oil. Season with a little salt and black pepper.

    • Add the tuna steaks, turn them to coat, then cover and leave to marinate for about 15 mins.

    • Meanwhile, make the salsa by mixing the remaining lime cordial with the red onion, chilli, cucumber and coriander. Season. Cover until ready to serve.

    • Cook the green beans in lightly salted boiling water for 3-4 mins. Drain well and mix with the tomatoes and remaining olive oil.

    • Heat a char-grill pan or pre-heat the grill. Char-grill or grill the tuna steaks on a high heat for about 2 mins per side, or a little longer if you prefer the tuna to be cooked throughout. Serve with the green beans and salsa.

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