Seared Tuna with Melon Salsa and Tangerine Lime Mojo

Total Time:
40 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
20 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients
  • 3 cups tangerine juice
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, plus more for searing
  • Salt
  • 1/4 honeydew melon, cut into very small dice
  • 1/4 cantaloupe, cut into very small dice
  • 1 mango, cut into very small dice
  • 1 orange, segmented, cut into very small dice
  • 1 small red onion, cut into very small dice
  • 1/2 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 bunch mint, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 (4 ounce) pieces tuna loin
Directions
  • Combine tangerine juice, lime juice, maple syrup, and red pepper flakes in a saucepan. Reduce by half. Cool. Add 1/4 cup olive oil and season with salt, and set aside.

  • In a bowl, combine honeydew, cantaloupe, mango, orange segments, and onions. Add orange juice, extra-virgin olive oil, and mint. Season with salt and set aside.

  • In a saute pan, heat the olive oil, and sear tuna until medium rare. Toss with tangerine mojo and serve with salsa.


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