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ASIAN TUNA WITH SWEET AND SOUR SAUCE

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July 17, 2015

Ingredients

Serves 5-6

500g tuna slices

¼ cup Bertolli Light in Taste Olive Oil

Salt and pepper, to taste

6 small cloves garlic

20g fresh ginger

2 long green chilies

1 purple shallot

½ tsp turmeric ground

40g almonds

5 curry leaves

200g cherry tomatoes

For the sauce

1 tbsp brown sugar

2 tbsp cider vinegar

2 tbsp hoi sin

1 tbsp corn flour

1 ½ cups water

½ cup chopped coriander

Method

1. Place the slices of tuna into a bowl and cover with the olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

2. In a food processor combine the garlic with the ginger, chilies, shallots, turmeric and almonds and blend until combined.

3. Combine the ingredients for the sauce leaving the curry leaves and the cherry tomatoes aside.

4. Heat a fry pan large enough to fit all the tuna steaks over medium to high heat and sear off the tuna on each side for 20 seconds.

5. Remove the tuna and set aside ona plate.

6. Add in the remaining oil from the tuna and fry off the paste, curry leaves and the cherry tomatoes for 2 minutes.

7. Pour in the sauce and bring to a simmer. Place the tuna slices back into the sauce and simmer for 3-4 minutes until the tuna is just cooked through.

8. Serve with fresh coriander.

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