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Thursday Food of the Day – January 28, 2016

FOOD OF THE WEEK – TUNA

Tuna 101

A saltwater finfish found in warm seas, tuna belongs to a subgroup of the mackerel family. Tuna are streamlined and fast, and some breeds can swim at speeds up to 46 mph.

TUNA BASICS

  • Tuna season runs from late spring to early fall, but tuna is available in frozen steak form year-round.
  • Depending on variety, tuna steak color ranges from light pink to a deep, dark red.
  • As soon as you leave the fish market, get your tuna into the refrigerator. Store it in the coldest part.
  • Eat your tuna within 24 hours of purchase.

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PAN-SEARED SESAME TUNA

By: Rose Marie Jarry, Master Chef at Kronobar

Ingredients

  • 10 ounces tuna fillet

Marinade:

  • ¼ cup water
  • ¼ cup coconut aminos (or gluten-free soy sauce)
  • 2 tablespoons crushed coriander seeds
  • 2 tablespoons roasted sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon raw ginger, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Sauce:

  • ¼ cup coconut aminos
  • 1 tablespoons coconut nectar
  • 1 tablespoon roasted sesame oil
  • Dash cayenne pepper

Directions

  1. Cut tuna fillets into strips that are 1 inch square.
  2. Marinate tuna fillets for at least 1 hour, if not overnight in the refrigerator. Flip tuna pieces over from time to time so all surfaces marinate.
  3. Heat up a pan on high heat.
  4. Cook tuna on each side for about 45-60 seconds.
  5. Remove tuna from pan and slice into thin pieces.
  6. To prepare the sauce, simply mix all the ingredients in the sauce list.
  7. Garnish with extra sesame seeds for decoration and serve with fresh salad.

Notice: The consumption of raw or undercooked eggs, meat, poultry, seafood or shellfish may increase your risk of food borne illness.

Original Post at Spartan.com.

Don’t forget, eating right is only a part of great health and wellness!  Don’t forget to check out our Workout of the Day.  Also, get your proper vitamins and supplements here.

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Have a great day!

Dave & Maryann

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