Seared Tuna with Pineapple Salsa
A nice meaty fish with mild flavor. This seared tuna with pineapple salsa is simple and quick for a delicious dinner.
- 2 fresh tuna steaks
- Peanut oil for searing
- Salt and pepper to taste
- For the Pineapple Salsa:
- 1 pineapple, cut into small pieces
- 1 red bell pepper, diced
- 1/2 red onion, diced
- 2 jalapeños, deseeded and diced
- 3 Tablespoons cilantro, chopped
- 2 limes, juiced
For the Pineapple Salsa:
In a bowl, prepare salsa by combining all ingredients. Season to taste.
For the Tuna Steaks:
Heat a cast iron skillet or griddle over medium-high heat and add oil. When the skillet is hot, add the tuna steaks and sear for 3-4 minutes. Turn gently with a spatula and cook on the other side for 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat and let rest for 5 minutes. Slice 1/4 inch thick slices and top with pineapple salsa.