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Abuelo's Pan Seared Tuna Appetizer

I haven't tried this recipe yet. It is an Abuelo's recipe featured in the Cinncinnati newspaper. Since it's an appetizer, I'm guessing at 2 three-ounce servings. Chilling time not included in preparation time.

Ready In:
15mins
Serves:
Units:

ingredients

  • For the Bistec seasoning

  • 12 cup Lawry's Seasoned Salt
  • 13 cup dried red pepper, crushed
  • 3 tablespoons garlic granules
  • 1 teaspoon cumin (comino)
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon celery salt
  • For the tuna

  • 6 ounces tuna, loin
  • 34 teaspoon bistec seasoning (more if desired)
  • 14 teaspoon black pepper, coarse grind (more if desired)
  • canola oil (for frying)
  • 2 ounces mixed baby lettuces and spring greens
  • 14 lemon, for garnish
  • mustard, for garnish
  • honey lime dressing (to garnish, Honey Lime Dressing $notetemplate1$ or store bought)

directions

  • For the Bistec seasoning:

  • Blend all ingredients together.
  • Season Tuna with Bistec Seasoning and pepper.
  • Heat nonstick sauté pan over high heat.
  • Add 1-2 tablespoons oil to pan.
  • Sear tuna on each side for 30-45 seconds.
  • Refrigerate, then slice tuna fillet in 1/8 inch thick slices when chilled.
  • Place spring mix in center of a chilled plate.
  • Fan seared, sliced tuna on the front edge of the spring mix.
  • Place lemon at 1 o'clock and a dot of mustard at 11 o'clock on the plate.
  • Pour a ribbon of honey lime dressing from edge to edge of the tuna fan at the bottom of the plate.
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"I haven't tried this recipe yet. It is an Abuelo's recipe featured in the Cinncinnati newspaper. Since it's an appetizer, I'm guessing at 2 three-ounce servings. Chilling time not included in preparation time."
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  1. Molly53
    I haven't tried this recipe yet. It is an Abuelo's recipe featured in the Cinncinnati newspaper. Since it's an appetizer, I'm guessing at 2 three-ounce servings. Chilling time not included in preparation time.
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