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Cajun Tuna with Crème Fraise
Created by Chef Ayman Abuelleil

Servings: 4

4 - 8 oz tuna fillets
1 cup melted butter
2 T vegetable oil

Ingredients for Cajun Spice Rub:
2 T paprika
2 t cayenne pepper
1-1/2 t ground white pepper
1-1/2 t ground black pepper
1 T salt
2 t onion powder
2 t garlic powder
1 t thyme
1 t oregano

Ingredients for Crème Fraise:
1 pint heavy cream, whipped
2 limes juiced
½ bunch cilantro, chopped
1/4 c mirin (or honey)

Video Demo: Click here to view video.

Dip fish in melted butter.
Combine Cajun Spice Rub ingredients. Gently rub on both surfaces of buttered fillets.
Combine thickened cream with lime juice, cilantro & mirin (or honey).
Heat pan and add vegetable oil.
Place coated fillets in pan and sear for approximately 3 minutes per side.
Slice cooked tuna in strips and serve with Crème Fraise.

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