Tuna steaks with sweet pepper and caper topping

Recipe from: 9 june 2010

Ingredients 16
Servings 4
Time 40 mins

Ingredients

  • 4
    tuna steaks
  • 20
    ml
    fresh lemon juice
  • 20
    ml
    olive oil
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Ingredients for the topping:
  • 25
    ml
    olive oil
  • 5
    ml
    vegetable oil
  • 1
    onion, peeled and cubed
  • 2
    cloves
    garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 30
    ml
    minced chillies
  • 10
    ml
    cumin, ground
  • 1
    sweet red pepper, seeded and cubed
  • 30
    ml
    chopped fresh dill
  • 30
    ml
    lemon juice
  • 25
    ml
    capers
  • Salt and freshly grounded black pepper
 

Method

20 mins
 
Mix the lemon juice and olive oil.

Ground some black pepper onto the tuna steaks.

Baste the tuna with the lemon-olive oil mixture and leave for 40 minutes to marinade.

Heat the oils in a pan over medium heat.

Add the onion and fry until soft.

Add the garlic, chilies and cumin and fry until fragrant.

Add the sweet pepper, dill, lemon juice and capers and season with salt and black pepper.

Cook over low heat for 10 minutes.

Heat some oil in a griddle pan and fry the tuna on both sides according to your preference.

Top with the topping and serve immediately with cooked baby potatoes, potato mash or chips and a salad.

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