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Tuna Steaks with Cucumber Dill Sauce

Prep Time: 10 minutes     Cooking Time: 10 minutes     Yields: 4 people


Half of a large cucumber – cut length wise

2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped

1 cup purple kale, finely chopped3 tablespoons olive oil

4 4-6-ounces tuna steaks

1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

Sea salt and black pepper



To make Cucumber Dill Salsa:

1. Scoop out the seeds of the cucumber and dice.

2. Mix cucumber with the dill and kale.

To make the fish:

1. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat.

2. Rub oil on tuna steaks and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side.

3. Place tuna steaks on plates and top with cucumber salsa.

4. Keep skillet over medium-high heat and add 2 tablespoons olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper to taste.

5. Let sauce sizzle for a few seconds and then drizzle over fish with salsa.

6. Serve immediately.

Notes: Time of cooking tuna will vary due to thickness and preference. Most enjoy tuna medium-rare, leaving it a bit pink in the middle.Substitute fennel for cucumber or bok choy for kale for a different twist.

FishJennifer Patterson