Asian style tuna

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Mondays are without a doubt my most stressful day, so I apologise if I keep this post short. It’s the start if the week, I had a crazy busy day and work and it didn’t help that it was raining most the day, which meant that while walking home from work in the dark I accidental ended up ankle deep in a puddle! Joy! To top it off Monday is the night the rubbish gets put out. Why do they make it so complicated. What’s with the alternate weeks for garden waste collection? I never know when it’s an odd week or even week or a red week or green week or whatever it is. I used to try and work it out on the website but then I realised you actually need a special refuse collection degree to get it right, so now I put everything out every week and just hope for the best. I suspect I’m not the bin man’s favourite resident! 

Anyway rant over, let’s get to the point. And actually this has ended up being a longer post than I had planned, so now I will apologise for it being too long! So, I was looking through my blog archives last night and I couldn’t believe that I have never posted this recipe. I know I say this about a lot of dishes but I think that this one is, without a doubt, N’s favourite meal. And actually maybe mine too. We have it all the time (well about once every 2 weeks actually)! I tend to alternate this with my Oriental sea bass on a weekly basis. Odd weeks tuna, even sea bass. Or should that be green and red weeks. I’m getting refuse collection flashbacks…Aargh!

Asian style tuna
(Serves 2| total prep and cooking time 30-40 mins) 

Ingredients 
– 2 tuna steaks
– 2 spring onions- sliced
– 3 cloves garlic – finely chopped 
– 1 tablespoon olive oil
– 1 tablespoon soy sauce
– handful of chopped coriander
– juice of 1 small lime 
– 1/2 small chilli – deseeded and finely chopped 
Method 
– Preheat the oven to 180 degrees fan 
– Place the tuna steaks into a shallow oven proof dish
– In a bowl make the marinade. Add the oil, soy sauce, spring onions, garlic, chilli, coriander and lime juice and mix well
– Pour over the tuna steaks and cover the dish with foil
– Allow to marinate in the fridge for at least an hour if you have time. If not just cook it straight away
– Place in the oven for 20 mins or until cooked through. 
– Serve with stir fry vegetable and egg fried rice or Chinese style noodles

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