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Cajun Blackened Tuna

If you're looking for a recipe with a southern flair, cook up this Cajun Blackened Tuna recipe, sure to add a little kick to your dinner

Cajun Blackened Tuna
Cajun Blackened Tuna
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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 pound tuna steaks

Directions:

Heat oven to 400 degrees.

Combine paprika, oregano, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, cumin, pepper and cayenne pepper on a plate. Rub butter over tuna steaks. Press tuna steaks into herb mixture; gently rub herbs onto fish.


Heat a large heavy ovenproof skillet (cast iron works great) over high heat for 2 minutes or until skillet smokes. Cook tuna steaks 1 minute on each side. They will make some smoke this is normal. Transfer skillet to oven and roast fish 5 minutes for medium rare doneness.


Cut each steak in half before serving.

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