Tuna steak with lime and paprika

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  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time: 30 minutes

The simple marinade used in this recipe adds a tangy taste to tuna steaks. You can omit the chilli pepper if you do not like or cannot tolerate spicy food. Serve with rice and guacamole or a black-bean salad. Alternatively serve with steamed vegetables such as broccoli and green beans and a few potatoes.

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What you will need:

  • Frying pan or skillet
  • 2 tuna steaks, fresh or defrosted
  • For the marinade
  • 10 g coriander, washed and chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 75 ml olive oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon lime juice


1. Prepare the marinade

  • Combine the coriander, garlic, spices and lemon juice in a blender and mix until puréed 
  • Slowly add the olive oil until you have a thick sauce

2. Marinate the tuna steaks

  • Place the steaks in a bowl, cover with 2/3 of the marinade
  • Refrigerate for 20 min

3. Cook and serve

  • Heat the frying pan and skillet 
  • Cook the tuna steaks 3–5 min depending on size and to your taste
  • Pour over remaining marinade to serve

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