Tuna Steaks with Lemon-Parsley Butter

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Description

Very easy recipe for a flavorful pan-seared tuna steak that takes just 5 minutes to cook. Lemon and parsley butter, and pepper crust are perfect with this fish.

Tuna Steaks with Lemon-Parsley Butter

Summary

Yield
Servings
Prep time
3 minutes
Cook time
5 minutes
Total time
8 minutes

Ingredients

3
tuna steaks
3 tablespoons
butter (unsalted, softened)
2 teaspoons
lemon juice
2 teaspoons
parsley (dry)
1 1⁄2 tablespoon
olive oil
2 teaspoons
black pepper (ground)
 
salt

Instructions

1. In a small bowl, combine butter, lemon juice and parsley. Form a butter ball.
2. Wash tuna steaks and pat dry with paper towels. Season with salt on all sides. Put black pepper on a small plate. Coat tuna sides with black pepper, gently pressing it in.
3. Heat oil in a thick-bottomed frying pan over medium-high heat. Sear tuna steaks for about 2 minutes per side (or until the desired doneness is reached), turn off the heat and add butter mixture.
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4. Spoon melted butter over the steaks and serve immediately.
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Comments

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I'd never cooked tuna steaks before, so I was I little bit nervous. Followed the recipe exactly and they turned out excellent! Simple and healthy! My family enjoyed eating them. Can't wait to make them next week when my in-laws come.
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Great recipe! Wonderful flavor. Served with salad. Mmm.
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I am definitely adding this one to my recipe box.
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