Macadamia Crusted Ahi Tuna

Total Time:
15 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
5 min

Yield:
1 serving
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 (7 to 8-ounce) tuna fillet
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon olive oil, plus 2 tablespoons
  • Pinch thyme and tarragon
  • 2 tablespoons medium chopped macadamia nuts
  • 1 teaspoon very finely chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon very finely chopped shallots
Directions

Rub fish with salt and pepper, 1/4 teaspoon of the olive oil, thyme, and tarragon. Press 1 tablespoon of the chopped macadamia nuts on each side. Put garlic, shallots, and 2 tablespoons olive oil in saute pan and heat on high until oil bubbles. Carefully place fish in the pan and sear about 15 seconds on each side for rare; 30 seconds on each side for medium rare. If you prefer well done fish, start at a low heat and saute until done. This preparation can be done with mahi mahi or ono too.

Serve with your favorite starch and vegetables.

Professional Recipe: This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional and makes a large quantity. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe in the proportions indicated and therefore cannot make any representation as to the results.


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