SALMORIGLIO TUNA STEAK RECIPE ON THE BOAT: eating with a Sicilian fisherman!
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Italian
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Serves: 4
  • 4 fresh tuna steaks 1 inch thick
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp capers
  • 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 dash black pepper
  • to taste table salt
  1. First of all, peel and crush the cloves of garlic. After that, squeeze lemon juice and combine with 3 tbsp of olive oil, the dried oregano, and the black pepper. Pour the lemon and oil mixture in a jar and close the lid.
  2. Now, pour 1 tbsp of olive oil and the cloves of garlic in a pan big enough to cook the tuna steaks. Sauté the garlic on low heat until pale golden, then discard the garlic, raise the flame and sear the tuna 1 minute per side.
  3. After that, shake the lemon and oil mixture and pour in the pan along with the capers. Cover immediately with a lid and cook 1 minute more. Finally, place the pan covered far from the heat, and wait 5 minutes more before serving.
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