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Seared tuna steak with chermoula Recipe

Ingredients for people

  • Red tuna steak(s) : 6 whole
  • Olive oil : 30 ml

  • For the marinade
  • Fresh coriander : 0.5 bunch
  • Flat leaf parsley : 0.5 bunch
  • Cumin seed(s) : 20 g
  • Cayenne pepper : 3 pinch(es)
  • Paprika : 3 g
  • Garlic clove(s) : 4 bulb
  • Lemon(s) : 1 whole
  • Olive oil : 30 ml
  • Fine salt : 3 pinch(es)
Method
  • 1

    For the chermoula: toast and crush the cumin seeds. Juice the lemon. Place all of the chermoula ingredients in a food processor and pulse to give a rough paste.
    Spread the chermoula on both sides of each tuna steak.

  • 2

    Heat a frying pan and add olive oil. Add the tuna steaks to the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side depending on thickness.

Chef's tip

«Do not overcook your tuna, it should be pink in the middle. Always buy line or pole caught tuna.»

Seared tuna steaks served with chermoula - a delicious blend of coriander, parsley, spices, lemon juice and olive oil.

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  • Preparation  20mins
  • Cooking time  5mins
  • Rest time  0h

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