Easy Tips To Poach Tuna
Cook tuna by poaching without having to worry about the fish falling apart unlike when it is boiled. Poaching gently cooks this delicious and healthy fish. The meat of tuna is tougher than other fishes and hence it can be poached easily. Read on for some easy tips as well as detailed instructions on how to poach tuna…
Process of Poaching Tuna
- Clean tuna and gut it. Wash it very well in cool water and cut as desired.
- In a skillet take some water and bring it to boil.
- When the water begins to boil, reduce temperature to let the liquid simmer gently.
- Add in the tuna steaks.
- Let cook covered in the simmering liquid for about 11 to 12 minutes.
- Once poached, tuna flesh would turn opaque.
- Use slotted spoon to transfer tuna to serving dish.
- Serve sprinkled with desired gravy, sauce etc.
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5 Easy Tips to Poach Tuna
- An electric skillet can also be used to poach tuna. The poaching liquid can be brought to boil at a setting of 300 degrees F.
- The poaching liquid can be flavored by adding wine, broth, juice, milk etc.
- Fresh tuna poaches well in plain water.
- Poached tuna can be flaked and used in recipes like stir-fries, sandwiches etc.
- Make sure you don’t end up with tough tuna by putting in the tuna steaks in boiling water. Wait until the liquid simmers.
Poach tuna and enjoy the fresh taste of the fish. Since there is no addition of any kind of fat, poaching is definitely one of the healthiest ways to savor tuna.
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