Tuna is a great protein to have on hand when you are too busy to make dinner. Tuna can be used for salads, sandwiches and casseroles. This recipe will show you how to prepare blackened tuna that tastes delicious!
Blog Post Conclusion: Tuna is a great source of lean protein that can easily be made into different dishes. Try this blackened tuna recipe out yourself!
prep: 10 mins cook: 10 mins total: 20 mins Servings: 6 Yield: 6 servings
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
1 ½ pounds fresh tuna steaks, 1 inch thick
2 tablespoons olive oil
Generously coat tuna with Cajun seasoning.
Heat oil and butter in a large skillet over high heat. When oil is nearly smoking, place steaks in pan. Cook on one side for 3 to 4 minutes, or until blackened. Turn steaks, and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, or to desired doneness.
Per Serving: 243 calories; protein 26.7g; carbohydrates 1.1g; fat 14g; cholesterol 53.5mg; sodium 545.6mg.