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Kikkie Pan Seared Tuna with Ginger-Shiitake Cream Sauce
Date product posted
Mon January 26, 2004
36 ounces tuna steaks -- 6 steaks, Each about 1" thick
2 tablespoons peanut oil
3 tablespoons butter
1/3 cup green onions -- thinly sliced
1/4 cup cilantro -- chopped
2 tablespoons ginger -- finely chopped peeled fresh
4 cloves garlic -- chopped
8 ounces shiitake mushrooms - raw -- fresh, stemmed, caps sliced
4 tablespoons soy sauce -- (4 to 6)
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
3 tablespoons lime juice -- fresh
Lime wedges -- (optional)
cilantro -- Fresh sprigs (optional)
How To Prepare:
Preheat oven to 200”F. Sprinkle 1 side of tuna steaks with pepper. Heat
2 tablespoons oil in heavy large skillet over high heat. Place tuna
steaks, pepper side down, in hot oil and sear 2 minutes. Turn tuna over
and continue cooking to desired doneness, about 2 minutes for rare.
Transfer tuna to rimmed baking sheet; keep warm in oven.
Add butter, sliced green onions, cilantro, ginger and chopped garlic to
same skillet and saut until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Mix in
mushrooms and soy sauce and simmer 30 seconds. Add whipping cream and simmer
until sauce lightly coats back of spoon, about 3 minutes. Stir in lime
juice. Spoon sauce onto plates; arrange tuna atop sauce. Garnish with
lime wedges and cilantro sprigs, if desired.
NOTES : A note from Kikkie: This recipe is one of the best ones we have tried.
It is very simple to make buts tastes gourmet. This would definitely
impress your friends.
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