A good piece of tuna may be costly, but if you choose a quality piece, there is really no preparation needed. You want to simply cook the tuna steak and eat it as is. This recipe is just that, a simple cooked tuna steak with a nice vibrant arugula salad. With a few squeezes of lemon juice, you won't need to add any salt. This is all about the tuna, so let it shine.
Ingredients, Serving 1 entrée, 2 side salad
- 3 oz fresh ahi tuna
- 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
- 1 cup argula leaves
- 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 5 cherry tomatoes
- 1/8 teaspoon or less freshly cracked pepper
1. In a small nonstick pan or grill, grease with 1 teaspoon vegetable oil and get pan or grill very hot. Season tuna steak with freshly cracked pepper if desired. Sear the steak on the pan or grill for 2-3 minutes on each side, for rare center. Cook longer if you prefer your tuna well done. Once done, set aside to cool.
1 serving entree