Seared Tuna with Polenta Cakes

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11Ingredients
40Minutes
430Calories

Ingredients

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  • 6 ounces polenta
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 ounces pitted black olives (roughly chopped)
  • 2 ounces capers
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1 shallot (minced)
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 24 ounces tuna steaks
  • lemon wedges
  • salad
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    Directions

    1. Bring 4 cups water to a boil. Slowly whisk in polenta. Add 2 tbsp olive oil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring, for 10 mins, until very thick. Season. Turn out onto a clean work surface and shape into 8 cakes. Set aside for 1 hour to set.
    2. Meanwhile, for the caper and olive relish, mix together olives, capers, garlic, shallot, lemon zest, lemon juice and remaining oil. Season and set aside.
    3. Heat a grill pan or frying pan over high heat. Cook polenta cakes for 2 mins per side, until golden. Set aside and keep warm. Add tuna steaks and cook for 2-3 mins per side. Serve immediately with polenta cakes, caper and olive relish, lemon wedges and salad.
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    NutritionView More

    430Calories
    Sodium26% DV630mg
    Fat37% DV24g
    Protein82% DV42g
    Carbs5% DV16g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories430Calories from Fat220
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat24g37%
    Saturated Fat4g20%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol65mg22%
    Sodium630mg26%
    Potassium740mg21%
    Protein42g82%
    Calories from Fat220
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate16g5%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars<1g2%
    Vitamin A120%
    Vitamin C50%
    Calcium6%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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