Mexican Tuna Steak Salad

Mexican Tuna Steak Salad
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Serves: 4
A meal with a few ingredients and A LOT of flavor.
  • 6 tablespoon coconut oil or ghee
  • 2 large orange bell peppers sliced into thin strips
  • 2 medium red onion
  • 1⅓ teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1⅓ teaspoon cumin powder
  • A good pinch of red chill flakes
  • 2 large garlic clove
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 4 tuna steaks, 1 inch thick
  • 2 limes
  • A pinch of sea salt & black pepper
  • 2 large, ripe avocado diced
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • Some lime juice, about half a lime
  • A little pinch of sea salt
  • 4 c mixed greens
  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  1. Cook bell peppers and onion along with seasonings in oil in large skillet.
  2. Cook until soft and fragrant, about 7-10 minutes on medium heat.
  3. Remove and place in baking dish.
  1. Season tuna with salt, pepper and lime juice.
  2. Add butter and oil to large skillet used for pepper and onions.
  3. Add seasoned tuna to hot pan and brown both side, about 2 minutes on each side. (Make sure you only turn the fish once so it doesn't break apart.)
  4. Remove tuna from skillet and lay on pepper bed in baking dish.
  5. Bake for 7 minutes in preheated oven. (Check for flakiness to fish and desired wellness.)
Salad Assembly:
  1. Divide mixed greens evenly onto four plates.
  2. Top with peppers and onions.
  3. Add tuna steaks.
  4. Top with avocado, cilantro and lime juice.
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Kristen Barkley
Kristen Barkley
Kristen is a happily married mom to four beautiful and active children and is the co-founder of Marpé Wellness. She has a BBA in Marketing from the University of Houston and completed extensive coursework in the areas of nutrition and fitness. She is excited to be putting her education to use in an industry that she is passionate about where she can help others live a healthier and happier life.

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