Thursday, April 27, 2006

Cajun Blackened Tuna


Tonight for dinner we had some tuna in a Cajun spice mix & served it with some mashed sweet potato & bok choy. I was a bit busy & Michael was home early for a change so he managed to put it all together with minimal instructions from me, very simple. I mainly wanted to post this as Matt over at Abstract Gourmet in Perth was looking for some Cajun spice blends to make up & this one is very good & the optional cayenne pepper really spices its up. So here goes

Cajun Blackened Tuna

Spice Mixture:

1 tablespoon sweet paprika
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon ground cumin
½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
4 tuna steaks

Combine all spice ingredients in a bowl. Rub butter into tuna & press steaks into spice mixture. Grill on both side in a hot pan to your liking

2 comments:

Matt @ Abstract Gourmet said...

Hi Ange,

This looks great. I've got a bunch of the ingredients for my spice mix together now... Just picked up some really nice looking spanish paprika, and some cayenne pepper... So next time the cajun vibe strikes I'll be giving this a go.

Thanks for posting :)

Cheers,
Matt

Marilyn said...

Looks delicous and easy. I'll have to put this one on my 'to try' list!