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Marinated tuna with herbs


Marinated tuna with herbs
Here is a very simple recipe, preferably for a barbecue or plancha, but could be made in the kitchen. As for any summer-barbecue-backyard recipe, all proportons can be varied according to taste.
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 6 people, you will need:

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Time required
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
17 min.1 hour5 min.1 hour 22 min.
Keeping:
Once cooked, several days in the fridge, folded by a plastic film..
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Marinated tuna with herbs : Photo of step #1
In a dish pour 4 tablespoons olive oil, juice of 1 lime, salt & pepper.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Marinated tuna with herbs : Photo of step #2
Wash, drain, and dry 1 bunch coriander and 1 handful fresh mint leaves.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Marinated tuna with herbs : Photo of step #3
Chop them.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Marinated tuna with herbs : Photo of step #4
Add to the dish and mix.

Stage 5 - 1 hour
Marinated tuna with herbs : Photo of step #5
Prepare 6 fillets fresh tuna: wash and dry with towel or absorbant paper .

Cut into pieces, put in the dish and mix well to cover all the tuna with marinade. Salt and pepper again, then put plastic film on the dish, and refrigerate for one hour (this can be done the day before if you want).

Stage 6 - 5 min.
Marinated tuna with herbs : Photo of step #6
Cook on barbecue not too close to the fire, and baste the top regularly with the remaining marinade, using a brush.

Cook the other side in the same way. This will keep the tuna moist.

Remarks

Could be made with other fish if preferred, even with chicken breasts.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made

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