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Tuna Scaloppine with Onion, Mint, and Almond Topping

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 fish slices and 2 tablespoons almond mixture)
The topping would also make a fine accompaniment for grilled or sautéed chicken breasts.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped almonds
  • 1/4 cup fresh tangerine juice
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fennel seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 4 (6-ounce) sushi-grade Shiro/Magura Yellowfin tuna steaks, each split in half horizontally
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 277
  • fat 9.7 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • monofat 5.7 g
  • polyfat 2 g
  • protein 42 g
  • carbohydrate 4.2 g
  • fiber 1.3 g
  • cholesterol 77 mg
  • iron 1.8 mg
  • sodium 354 mg
  • calcium 58 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a small bowl; stir in 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.

  2. Sprinkle fish evenly with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add 4 fish slices; cook 1 minute on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Repeat procedure with remaining fish. Serve with almond mixture.

Cook's Notes

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