Seared Ahi Tuna with Mojo my way

barbara lentz

By
@blentz8

Mojo is a wonderful Cuban marinade/sauce mix. It has some tart and sweet tones to it and makes a flavorful sauce. I added my favorite chicken bouillon to amp up the flavor even more.


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Serves:

2

Prep:

8 Hr

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2
ahi tuna filets
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 Tbsp
butter
1 pkg
knorr's home-style chicken bouillon or 1 tbsp. butter than bouillon chicken bouillon
mojo
1/2 c
orange juice
1/3 c
lime juice
4 clove
garlic minced
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
oregano
1/2 tsp
cumin

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix all ingredients for mojo together and marinate the tuna fillets for 6 hours
2
Remove the tuna from the marinade reserving the marinade.
3
Add olive oil and butter to hot pan over med high heat. Sear the tuna on both side.
4
Reduce heat to medium and pour in the marinade. Add chicken bouillon. Mix well and baste tuna with sauce.
5
cook until desired doneness of tuna. I like mine rare. Remove tuna and continue to cook the sauce until reduced to desired thickness. Serve sauce over tuna.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Cuban