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Seared tuna with pistachio crust

Seared tuna with pistachio crust

Serve with Papaya Salsa

  • Yield: 6 servings


  • 5 3/10 ounce(s) shelled pistachios
  • 1 lemon zest grated
  • 2 1/5 pound(s) tuna loin
  • 2 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 5 tablespoon(s) dijon mustard


1. preheat oven to 250C

2. chop pistachios to fine crumbs, mix on baking tray with lemon zest

3. cut tuna loin length-wise into 2 or 3 cylindrical pieces, 6-7 cm thick

4. brush tuna with olive oil, coarse sea salt and pepper

5. place iron skillet over high heat and allow to heat up

6. sear tuna lightly for 3-4 minutes, turning them around as you go.

7. remove tuna, cool, and brush with mustard, and roll in chopped pistachios

8. transfer to baking tray and roast for 5-6 minutes

9. serve with Papaya Salsa

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