Slender Tuna

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tuaman2
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Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:29 am

Any way to best cook slender tuna steaks? Cant really see much info on Google, keen to get it sorted for tea tonight!

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Sun Mar 15, 2020 11:29 pm

tuaman2 wrote:
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:29 am
Any way to best cook slender tuna steaks? Cant really see much info on Google, keen to get it sorted for tea tonight!

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Probably a bit late now, but my favourite way with Tuna, is to just sear, the outside of the Tuna in a hot pan with a little olive oil, on all sides. The goal is not to cook it through, just the first 2 millimetres with the inside still raw. Then slice it. Salt and Pepper on it before you sear it.

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Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:17 am

Don't know if they are different to other tunas to cook, so sorry can't help. My mate caught quite a decent one out of Tutukaka in winter on a slow jig. As we were landing the fish, it was being chased by a blue shark. That was an exciting 20 minutes. I won't forget that! Unfortunately, the fish was full of worms.

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Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:04 pm

AndrewRawlingson wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:17 am
Unfortunately, the fish was full of worms.
in the flesh like barracouta or similar to sea lice out of its mouth.... pretty bloody gross eh

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Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:30 pm

Worms all the way through the fillets like a coutta. Shame, having good meal from that fish would have been the perfect end to a good fishing story.

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Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:41 am

Luckily no worms in this one, ended up searing it on both sides and salt and pepper, first time eating it, heart mixed reviews about it but quite nice!

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Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:11 am

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AndrewRawlingson wrote:
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Worms all the way through the fillets like a coutta. Shame, having good meal from that fish would have been the perfect end to a good fishing story.
Had that in a bluenose too. Only 1 of 4 had the worms, but they were all through it :puke:
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