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Mediterranean Tuna   HT  MC  60mins 

 

 

Serves 4    Hot  Fish  nuts Main Course  Dairy Free  Eggless  Europe

 

Ingredients

1 tbsp Sultanas

Hot Water

150ml/5fl.oz. Olive Oil

1 Onion, halved and thinly sliced

2 Garlic Cloves, finely chopped

1 stick of Celery, chopped

450g/1lb Tomatoes, chopped

1 tbsp Tomato Puree

1/2 teasp Sugar

4 Thick Tuna Steaks

Plain White flour

50g/2oz Pitted Black Olives, sliced

1 tbsp Pine Nuts

4 tbsp Capers (with the vinegar)

Fresh Basil Leaves, roughly torn

Salt and Black Pepper

 

Instructions

 

1. Place the sultanas in a small mixing bowl, cover with hot water and leave to soak for about 20 minutes.

 

2. Meanwhile, heat half the oil in a medium saucepan, add the onion, garlic and celery and sauté until just beginning to soften.

 

3.  Add the tomatoes, tomato puree, sugar, salt and black pepper, mix well then partially cover and simmer for about 20 minutes, stirring from time to time. 

 

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

 

5.  Coat the fish steaks with the flour on all sides, shaking off the excess.

 

6. Heat the remaining oil in a large frying pan, add the fish and sauté for 2 minutes on each side until lightly browned.  

 

7. Meanwhile, add the capers with their vinegar, olives, drained sultanas, pine nuts, and basil to the tomato mixture, mix well and simmer for 2 minutes, stirring. 

 

8.  Spoon a little of the sauce into a shallow ovenproof dish, arrange the fish on top in one layer, then cover the fish with the remaining sauce. Bake in oven for 15 minutes. Serve immediately.

 

 

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