Pan-Seared Tuna with Olive-Wine Sauce

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Pan-Seared Tuna with Olive-Wine Sauce RECIPE

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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 298.8
  • Total Fat: 7.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 41.6 mg
  • Sodium: 229.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 28.9 g

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Introduction

An elegant entree of tuna, bathed in an herb-infused white wine sauce, served on a bed of couscous. An elegant entree of tuna, bathed in an herb-infused white wine sauce, served on a bed of couscous.

Ingredients

    • cooking spray
    • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 3/4 cup dry white wine
    • 6 tablespoons chopped pitted black olives
    • 3 tablespoons chopped pitted green olives
    • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
    • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
    • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1/8 teaspoon salt
    • 2 (6 oz.) tuna steaks (about two inches thick)
    • 2 cups hot cooked couscous
    • orange rind (optional)

Directions

1. Place a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat until hot. Add fennel seeds and garlic; sauté 3 minutes or until seeds are lightly toasted. Spoon the mixture into a bowl. Add wine, olives, lemon juice, 1 teaspoon orange rind, and red pepper; stir well and set aside.



2. Sprinkle black pepper and salt over tuna. Recoat skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until very hot. Add tuna; sauté 5 minutes on each side or until medium-rare or to desired degree of doneness. Remove tuna from skillet. Spoon couscous into each of 4 large shallow bowls: arrange tuna to the side. Set aside; keep warm.



3. Add wine mixture to skillet; cook 2 minutes or until sauce is lightly reduced. Pour sauce evenly over steaks. Garnish with orange rind, if desired.



Makes 4 servings (approx 3 oz tuna and 1/2 cup cooked couscous.)

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  • Incredible!
    24 of 24 people found this review helpful
    This was a huge hit! I served it on plates of fresh baby spinach. It's a perfect blend of some of my favorite ingredients along with a couple I wouldn't have thought to put together. - 5/16/09

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  • O.K.
    18 of 26 people found this review helpful
    Too much work for little flavor return. Grilled tuna with seasonings would be as good or better. - 1/23/09

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  • Very Good
    15 of 16 people found this review helpful
    I readapted it to low carb, no couscous, baby green mix instead. It wasn't that much work for a really nice piece of fish. I know I will do it again. - 7/27/09

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  • Incredible!
    12 of 15 people found this review helpful
    Fantastic recipe! I didn't have the orange peel so I'll try that next time but it was fabulous anyway. - 11/24/07

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  • Very Good
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    This is a delicious recipe without The white wine. - 2/22/09

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