Seared Tuna with Pineapple Salsa

Seared Tuna with Pineapple Salsa

Seared Tuna with Pineapple Salsa

Tuna is an ingredient we absolutely love since it is packed with flavor, healthy fats, and cooks in under 5 minutes. However, it can be pricey (watch for sales!) so if you can’t find tuna or it is too expensive, just replace it with another sturdy fish and you will still have a delicious dish. The tuna is quickly coated with blackening spices and then served with a delicious pineapple salsa.

PREP TIME: 15 MIN COOK TIME: 10 MIN

 Ingredients

  • 1 cup pineapple, chopped
  • 2 tbsp red onion
  • 2 tbsp red pepper
  • 2 tbsp cilantro
  • 2 tbsp jalapeno, chopped and seeded
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 lb tuna, cut into steaks (I used ahi tuna)
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp blackening spice (store-bought or homemade)

Nutritional Facts: Serving Size: 1/4 recipe Amount Per Serving Calories 181 Calories from Fat 37 Total Fat 4g Saturated Fat 3g Monounsaturated Fat 0g Total Carbohydrate 7g Sugars 5g Protein 28g

Instructions

  1. Mix together the pineapple, red onion, red pepper, cilantro, jalapeno, lime juice, cumin, and salt to create the salsa.
  2. Rub the tuna with the blackening spices on both sides.
  3. Get a skillet nice and hot over medium high heat. Add the coconut oil.
  4. As soon as it melts, add the tuna steaks and cook for 2 minutes on each side for medium rare.



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