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Seared Yellowfin Tuna with Orange Teriyaki

Seared Yellowfin Tuna with Orange TeriyakiRecipe courtesy of Florida Agriculture Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 tablespoons butter
1 yellow Florida onion, thinly sliced
1 cup orange marmalade
1/4 cup teriyaki sauce
2 tablespoons Florida orange juice
1 teaspoon grated fresh gingerroot
1 teaspoon curry powder
1 Florida habanero pepper, seeded and diced
4 (8-ounce) Florida yellowfin tuna steaks
Cracked black pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
Florida orange slices for garnish

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a small sauce pan, melt butter and sauté the onion over medium heat until soft. Add marmalade, teriyaki sauce, orange juice, ginger, curry powder and diced habaneros; heat through. Set aside and keep warm.
  2. Coat tuna steaks with cracked pepper.
  3. Heat olive oil in sauté pan over medium high heat; sear tuna to desired doneness, turning once. Cook for 2 minutes on each side for rare center; 3 to 5 minutes each side for medium center; 5 to 8 minutes each side for well-done center.
  4. Spoon the orange teriyaki sauce over steaks in the pan to glaze or spoon sauce onto plate and place tuna on top. Garnish with orange slices.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 601; Calories From Fat: 135; Total Fat: 16g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 117mg; Total Carbs: 63g; Protein: 54g.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Florida Agriculture Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture.