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Grilled Tuna With Nicoise Salad

 
Type of Dish: Main
Serves:
4
Prep Time:
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Best Suited for: Lazy Sundays

Goes Well With

Ingredients

  • 4
    portion(s)
    Tuna Steaks
    150-200g per portion.
  • 1
    clove(s)
    Garlic
    peeled and cut in half.
  • 8
    whole
    Chat Potatoes
    just boiled or steamed and halved.
  • 4
    whole
    Egg
    hard boiled, peeled and quartered.
  • 500
    g
    Green Beans
    just boiled or steamed and refreshed in iced water.
  • 4
    whole
    Tomatoes
    medium sized and very ripe, cut into six or eight pieces
  • 6
    leaves
    Coss Lettuce
    enough cos or baby cos lettuce leaves, cut across in 4cm pieces.
  • 20
    whole
    Olives
    nicoise olives.
  • 8
    fillet(s)
    Anchovies
  • 8
    leaves
    Fresh Basil
    torn.
  • 6
    tbsp
    Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    for the dressing.
  • 2
    tbsp
    White Wine Vinegar
    for the dressing.
  • 1
    tbsp
    Lemon Juice
    for the dressing.
  • 1
    dash
    Sea Salt
    for the dressing. add to taste.
  • 1
    dash
    Freshly Ground Pepper
    for the dressing. add to taste.
  • 1
    tsp
    Dijon Mustard
    for the dressing.
  • 1
    tsp
    Red Shallots
    heaped teaspoon very finely chopped. for the dressing.
  • 1
    clove(s)
    Garlic
    peeled and crushed. for the dressing.
  • 1
    tsp
    Capers
    heaped teaspoon. rinsed and finely chopped. for the dressing.

Directions

  • 1 Brush both sides of the tuna with a little olive oil and season with sea salt and black pepper.
  • 2 Place on char grill, turning just once until cooked to medium rare-not blue. Allow to rest, loosely covered for five minutes while you assemble the salad.
  • 3 Divide all the ingredients evenly between four plates, reserving the anchovies. Place a tuna fillet on top of each and arrange the anchovies on top.
  • 4 Mix the dressing in a bowl and spoon all over the tuna and salad.

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