Tropical Tuna Steak
Tuna is packed with those omega-3 fatty acids that we love so much and are so great for our health! Those, plus the amazing addition of a good source of potassium to your diet contribute an anti-inflammatory effect to your cardiovascular system, which helps lower blood pressure.
Metabolism Revolution Part 1 Lunch | Serves 1
Prep time: 10 minutes | Total time: 15 minutes
INGREDIENTS MEAL MAP A AND B
1 cup mango, diced
1/4 cup red onion, diced
2 tablespoons red bell pepper, diced
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro or parsley leaves, minced
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons jalapeno, finely diced (optional)
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
Generous dash ground pepper
4 ounces ahi tuna steak*
4 cups mixed greens
MEAL MAP C ADAPTATIONS
1 cup pineapple, cubed
1. In a medium bowl, combine the mango, onion, bell pepper, cilantro, lime juice, jalapeno (if using), and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and mix well. Set aside.
2. In a small bowl, combine the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, the chili powder, and the black pepper. Rub this mixture on both sides of the tuna steak.
3. Heat a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the tuna and sear for 1 to 2 minutes on each side, then remove from the heat. Let the fish rest for a couple of minutes.
4. Serve the tuna slices over the mixed greens topped with the mango salsa. For Meal Map C, serve with pineapple on the side.
*If you don't eat any animal products, you any substitute any Vegetarian Protein from the Metabolism Revolution Food List in your book. Need a copy? Metabolism Revolution is available from booksellers now!
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