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A Weekday Menu Recipe


Baked Tuna  HT  MC  25mins



Serves 4      Hot   Fish   Vegetables  Herbs  Main Course  Gluten Wheat Free   Eggless



4 Tuna Steaks

100g/4oz Butter

4 Garlic Cloves, crushed

6 Fresh Tomatoes, chopped

100g/4oz Fresh Basil, chopped

Salt & Black Pepper

1/2 teasp Sugar

2 tbsp Lime Juice




1.  Preheat the oven to 180C, 350F, Gas Mark 4.


2. Melt half the butter in a medium sized saucepan, add half the garlic and sauté until soft.


3. Add the tomatoes, basil, salt, pepper, sugar and lime juice, bring almost to the boil then reduce the heat and simmer very gently for 15 minutes.


4. Meanwhile, place the remaining butter and garlic in a small pan and melt over a medium heat. Cook over a low heat for 5 minutes until softened.


5. Arrange the fish in a shallow ovenproof dish then pour the butter and garlic from the small pan over the top.


6. Bake for 7 minutes, then turn the fish over and bake for a further 7 minutes.


7. To serve - spoon the tomato mixture over the fish. Serve immediately.



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