Cajun Blackened Tuna

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Recipe from Atkins - Phase 1
Cajun Blackened Tuna
SERVINGS
4
PREP TIME
5 mins
TOTAL TIME
15 mins
Ingredients
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  • 1/2 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 pound tuna steaks
Directions
1. 
Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
2. 
Combine paprika, oregano, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, cumin, pepper and cayenne pepper on a plate. Rub butter over tuna steaks. Press tuna steaks into herb mixture; gently rub herbs onto fish.
3. 
Heat a large heavy ovenproof skillet (cast iron works great) over high heat for 2 minutes or until skillet smokes. Cook tuna steaks 1 minute on each side. They will make some smoke this is normal. Transfer skillet to oven and roast fish 5 minutes for medium rare doneness. Cut each steak in half before serving.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 195, Fat, total (g) 9, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 27, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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