tuna carpaccio Recipe

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Summary

Preparation Time15 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthy++Servings4
CuisineCourse
Main IngredientInterest Group,

Ingredients

 Olive oil3 Tablespoon
 Chopped fresh basil2 Tablespoon
 Chopped fresh chives1 Tablespoon
 Freshly ground pepper To Taste
 Salt To Taste
 Tuna fillets1 Pound
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), minced or put through a press
 Capers2 Tablespoon, rinsed
 Lemon1 Large, juiced

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 236 Calories from Fat 111

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g19.2%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g9.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 51 mg

Sodium 201.5 mg8.4%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.3%

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 28 g55.2%

Vitamin A 12.7% Vitamin C 36.5%

Calcium 8% Iron 8.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Cut the tuna into slices as thin as possible. It's easiest to do this along the natural layers of the fish. Arrange on 4 plates and refrigerate.
2. Using a mortar and pestle or a food processor, pound together or puree the garlic and capers. Whisk in the lemon juice and olive oil and stir in the basil, chives, and salt and pepper to taste. Pour this sauce over the fish just before serving or toss the fish with the sauce and then arrange on the plates.

Comments

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kshitiz shekhar says :

its my pleasure.
Posted on: 31 May 2007 - 1:26pm
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