Here's an excellent example of convenience cooking that produces superb results. Slow-baked tuna steaks are served with a relish of tomatoes, sweet onion and hot salsa. This slow-baking technique works with other fish steaks too, such as halibut.Plus: More Seafood Recipes and Tips

Jacques Pépin
Jacques Pépin
May 2013

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Recipe Summary

Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Tomato relish

Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 200°. Rub the tuna steaks on both sides with the canola oil and sprinkle them with the salt and pepper. Arrange the steaks on a serving plate, or on 4 dinner plates and bake for about 20 minutes for rare. If you wish the fish cooked to medium, leave it in for a few more minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, make the tomato relish: Mix the tomato, onion, chives, salt and salsa together in a medium bowl. Add the lime juice and olive oil and mix well.

  • Remove the tuna steaks from the oven and spoon the sauce liberally over and around them. Serve immediately.

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