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Ahi Tuna Steeped In Red Wine With Wilted Arugula

Type: Fish
Courses: Main Course
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup 237mlRed wine
1/4 cup 59mlRed wine vinegar
1 teaspoon 5mlDijon mustard
2   Finely-minced shallots - (abt 1/4 cup)
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste
1 teaspoon 5mlFresh thyme leaves
1   Whole clove
4 tablespoons 60mlButter
8   Tuna steaks, 1/2" thick - (3 oz ea)
1 cup 40g / 1.4ozStemmed arugula leaves - (tightly packed)

Recipe Instructions

Bring wine, vinegar, mustard, shallots, salt and pepper to taste, thyme and clove to boil in covered 9-inch heavy non-reactive skillet. Immediately reduce heat to low and arrange tuna in overlapping circular pattern in skillet. Replace lid and simmer 1 minute.

Remove from heat, add butter to skillet and arrange arugula on top of fish. Steep off heat, covered, 6 minutes.

To serve, arrange small mounds of arugula on 4 plates, place 2 pieces of tuna on each mound and pour sauce around.

Dietary Information:

Each serving: 353 calories; 282 mg sodium; 83 mg cholesterol; 18 grams fat; 4 grams carbohydrates; 33 grams protein; 0.13 gram fiber.

"The Los Angeles Times, 03-29-2000"


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