Seared Spicy Tuna on Basil Parmesan Crisps With Apricot Jam

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 16 pieces
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1-pound piece sushi grade tuna

2 tablespoons Cajun spice rub

3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

1 tsp olive oil

1/2 cup apricot jam


  1. Rub tuna with Cajun seasoning and set aside. In small bowl mix cheese and basil. Place tablespoons of the cheese mixture on a baking sheet lined with a silicon baking mat or wax paper sprayed with nonstick spray. Bake in a 350-degree oven for 6 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden. Set aside to cool. Heat oil in a medium pan and cook tuna 2 min per side for medium rare. Thinly slice tuna place it on top of the Parmesan crisps along with a dollop of apricot jam.