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Tuna with Avocado-Jicama Salsa

Tuna with Avocado-Jicama Salsa
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Ingredients 14
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Tuna

  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons chili oil
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tuna steaks (6 oz each)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Salsa

  • 1 small avocado, pitted, peeled and coarsely chopped (1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup chopped peeled jicama
  • 3 medium green onions, chopped (3 tablespoons)
  • 1 medium jalapeño chile, seeded, finely chopped (1 tablespoon)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1
    In shallow glass or plastic dish, mix 1/4 cup fresh lime juice, the chili oil, 2 tablespoons cilantro, the garlic and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Add fish; turn to coat with marinade. Cover; refrigerate at least 30 minutes but no longer than 2 hours, turning fish once, to marinate.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix salsa ingredients. Cover and refrigerate.
  • 3
    Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Remove fish from marinade; discard marinade. To seal in juices, cook fish in oil 1 to 2 minutes, turning once, just until color turns white on each side. Place fish on cookie sheet; cover with foil.
  • 4
    Bake 11 to 16 minutes, turning once, until fish flakes easily with fork and is slightly pink in center. To serve, spoon salsa over fish.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
150
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
100mg
34%
Sodium
390mg
16%
Potassium
950mg
27%
Total Carbohydrate
5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
0g
Protein
33g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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