Seared tuna on salad nest
- 600-800g tuna fillet
- Pinch of sugar
- 4 tablespoons olive oil
- Salad leaves
- 4 tablespoons coriander and/or basil pesto
- 2 roasted peppers
- ½ cucumber, sliced diagonally
- Juice of a lemon
- 8 new potatoes, boiled and halved
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- Salt & pepper
- Avocado pear (optional), stoned and sliced lengthwise
Slice tuna into 2cm thick slices. Rub half of olive oil into tuna. Heat BBQ Grill until very hot. Place tuna on BBQ Grill, and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side. Remove tuna and cut into 1cm strips. In a bowl combine the tuna, remaining oil, pesto, lemon juice, soy sauce, salt, pepper and sugar. Toss well.
Arrange salad leaves and the rest of the prepared ingredients on a platter. Place tuna with marinade over the salad and serve at once. It is irresistible with a loaf of the finest!