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Spicy Tuna Tacoswith Avocados and Lettuce

Spicy Tuna Tacos - Spicy Tuna Tacos - So colorful and fiery—why we love Tex-Mex food!
Spicy Tuna Tacos - So colorful and fiery—why we love Tex-Mex food!


Calories:378 kcal
Preparation:35 min
Ready in:35 min
1 serving contains (Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calories378 kcal(19%)
Protein27 g(54%)
Fat23 g(29%)
Carbohydrates14 g(5%)
Added Sugar0 g(0%)
Roughage3 g(10%)

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For servings

14 ouncesyellow Tomatoes
½ bunchesCilantro
2 tablespoonsOlive oil
1 teaspoonChili powder
4 ouncesYogurt (3.5% fat)
2 teaspoonsCoriander seeds
14 ouncesTuna
5Lettuce (eg., romaine lettuce)
4crispy Taco shell
1small Avocado (about 150 grams)

Kitchen Utensils

1 Non-stick pan, 2 Small bowls, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Sieve, 1 Whisk, 1 Piping bag, 1 Mortar, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Paper towel, 1 Slotted spatula


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1 Rinse, core and quarter tomatoes. Remove seeds and chop finely. Rinse and thinly slice scallions. Rinse and chop jalapeños. Rinse cilantro, shake dry, remove stems and chop leaves coarsely.
2 Halve and juice lime. In a large bowl, mix together all prepped ingredients along with 1 tablespoon olive oil and 2 tablespoons lime juice. Season with salt and pepper.
3 In another bowl, mix chili powder and yogurt. Season with salt and a little lime juice. Fill piping bag with mixture.
4 Grind coriander seeds in a mortar. Rinse tuna, pat dry and cut into 2 equal-sized rectangular pieces. Season with salt, pepper and crushed coriander.
5 Heat the remaining oil in a non-stick pan over high heat. Sear tuna, 20-30 seconds per side. Set aside and let cool slightly.
6 Meanwhile, rinse lettuce, shake dry and cut into thin strips. Divide lettuce among taco shells.
7 Halve avocado and remove pit. Scoop out flesh and cut into strips. Divide avocado slices and prepared tomato mixture over the lettuce.
8 Cut tuna pieces into slices and divide among taco shells. Top with chili-yogurt sauce and serve the tuna tacos immediately. Use any extra chili-yogurt sauce as a dip.


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