Cajun Blackened Tuna
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Cajun Blackened Tuna

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Servings: 4
Prep Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
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Ingredients
  • 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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