Asian-Style Tuna Steaks

Source: 
Paleo Leap
Time: 
50min
Prep Time: 
Serves: 
4
Ingredients: 
  • 4 tuna steaks
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp. fresh ginger, minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, minced
  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos (or soy sauce)
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. raw honey
  • 1 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 2 tbsp. coconut oil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
Directions: 
  1. In a bowl combine the garlic, ginger, cilantro, coconut aminos, lemon juice, olive oil, honey, red pepper flakes, and season to taste.
  2. Place the tuna steaks in a marinating container, and pour the marinade over.
  3. Let the tuna marinate 30 to 40 minutes in the refrigerator, turning tuna steaks after 20 minutes if needed.
  4. Melt coconut oil in a skillet over medium-heat.
  5. Once the pan is nice and hot, gently add the steaks and cook 4 to 5 minutes on each side, or until desired doneness.
  6. Let the tuna steaks rest 2 to 3 minutes before serving.
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