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pistachio-crusted tuna steaks

yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For pistachio-crusted tuna steaks

  • 1 Tbsp
    shallots minced
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1/2 c
    dry white wine
  • 3 Tbsp
    creme fraiche
  • 2 tsp
    each lemon juice and fresh dill chopped
  • 1 tsp
    whole grain mustard
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 c
    panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 c
    shelled pistachios
  • 2 lg
    tuna steaks
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil

How To Make pistachio-crusted tuna steaks

  • 1
    Place shallot, bay leaf and wine in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce until the wine is almost evaporated. About 5 minutes.
  • 2
    Transfer to a bowl. Add the creme fraiche, lemon juice, dill, mustard and half of the salt. Process until finely ground. Transfer to a shallow plate
  • 3
    Dredge the tuna steaks in the pistachio mixture on both sides. Add the oil to a large skillet. Cook the tuna for about 5 minutes per side for medium rare. Serve with lemon dill sauce

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