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Ahi Tuna Steak

Mexican
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Recipe uses Green Jalapeño Sauce
Green Jalapeño Sauce
Servings:
6 servings
Ahi Tuna Steak
Ahi Tuna Steak

Ingredients

Jalapeño Smashed Avocado
4 avocados, halved and pitted
2 limes, juiced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander
1 small jalapeño, finely diced
Salt & Pepper, to taste
Fresh salad
Tuna
350g (12-ounce) tuna loin filet
Salt & Pepper, to taste
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 tablespoons vegetable oil, for searing
Chipotle Crema
450ml (2 cups) Mexican crema or sour cream
Tortilla Chips
6 small cilantro (coriander) sprigs

Preparation

Jalapeño Smashed Avocado

In a small bowl, mash avocado with a fork and mix in the lime juice. Fold in the chopped cilantro (coriander), jalapeño and TABASCO® Green Sauce. Season with salt and pepper. Store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Tuna

Season tuna loin with salt, pepper and chili powder. Heat oil in a saute pan on high heat and sear on all four sides until rare, about 45 seconds per side. Let rest 5 minutes. Cut tuna into strips.

Chipotle Crema

In a small bowl, combine TABASCO® Chipotle Sauce and Mexican crema (or Sour Cream) and set aside.

Season the red part of the tuna with a little salt.

Finish with a dollop of Chipotle Crema and a sprig of cilantro (coriander).

Serve with tortilla chips and salad.

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Green Jalapeño Sauce

Mild jalapeño flavor. Pairs well with dips and Mexican cuisine.

Green Jalapeño Sauce