Pan seared lemon pepper tuna steaks seasoned with homemade lemon pepper seasoning, seared in garlic and butter cooked medium rare to enhance the flavor. | TheMountainKitchen.com
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Pan Seared Lemon Pepper Tuna Steaks

Pan seared lemon pepper tuna steaks seasoned with homemade lemon pepper seasoning, seared in garlic and butter cooked medium rare to enhance the flavor.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Seafood
Keyword Lemon Pepper, Pan Seared, Tuna Steak, Yellowfin
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 376kcal
Author David & Debbie Spivey

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ pounds Yellowfin Tuna Fillets
  • 2 tablespoons lemon pepper seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice Fresh!
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced

Instructions

  • Removed the steaks from the refrigerator and packaging and rinse off under cold running water in the sink.
  • Lay the steaks on a plate and patted them dry with a paper towel.
  • Sprinkle both sides of the tuna steaks generously with lemon-pepper and squeeze a little lemon juice on each steak.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of butter and 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil in a cast iron skillet.
  • Once the oil and butter are hot, add in about two cloves of minced garlic. Saute long enough to permeate the oil, but do NOT let it brown.
  • Gently smear the tuna steaks around in the garlic and flip over and do the same on the other side, to adhere as much garlic as possible. Sear the tuna steaks over medium-high heat for 4 minutes.
  • Turn the steaks and cook the second side for an additional 4 minutes.
  • Remove from the pan and allow the steaks to rest a few minutes. Divide the tuna steaks into 4 portions, squeeze some extra lemon juice, if desired and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 376kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 69g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 118mg | Sodium: 128mg | Potassium: 1290mg | Vitamin A: 275IU | Vitamin C: 3.4mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 2.5mg
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