Stir-fried Tuna Thai-style

Stir-fried Tuna Thai-style


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About this recipe: Fresh tuna is marinated, stir-fried and tossed with tomatoes, red chilli, basil and fresh coriander. Serve with steamed jasmine rice.


Serves: 8 

  • 4 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 7 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1kg fresh tuna steaks, cubed
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 fresh tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 bunch spring onion, finely chopped
  • 1 small fresh red chilli, seeded and chopped
  • handful fresh chopped coriander
  • handful fresh chopped Thai basil

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:1hr marinating  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

  1. In a small bowl, mix together fish sauce, lime juice and honey. Place tuna in a large, plastic, sealable bag, and pour fish sauce mixture over the tuna. Shake to combine. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a wok over high heat. When the oil is very hot, almost smoking, place 1/2 tuna in pan; cook and stir for 1 minute, or until done to your preference. Transfer cooked fish to a large bowl. Repeat with remaining oil and tuna.
  3. Toss warm fish with tomatoes, spring onion, red chilli, coriander and basil. Serve.

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