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Quick Seared Tuna Steaks

Quick Seared Tuna Steaks

Transform fresh fish into a delicious entrée with a few simple low-carb ingredients.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2005

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 steak and 1/2 tablespoon sauce)


  • 1/4 cup dry sherry
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 4 (6-ounce) tuna steaks (about 1 inch thick)
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Set aside.

2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle steaks with pepper and salt; add steaks to pan. Cook 4 minutes on each side or until steaks are medium-rare or desired degree of doneness. Transfer to a serving dish, and keep warm. Pour sherry mixture into pan. Cook 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until reduced to 2 tablespoons, stirring to deglaze pan; pour over steaks.

carbo rating: 1

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 203
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 38g
  • Carbohydrate: 1.2g
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Cholesterol: 80mg
  • Iron: 2.2mg
  • Sodium: 512mg
  • Calcium: 52mg

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