EatSmarter exclusive recipe

Spicy Tuna Tacos

with Avocados and Lettuce
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
(1 vote)
Spicy Tuna Tacos

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

share Share
print
bookmark_border Copy URL
Health Score:
Health Score
9,9 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
35 min.
Preparation
Calories:
378
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie378 kcal(18 %)
Protein27 g(28 %)
Fat23 g(20 %)
Carbohydrates14 g(9 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage3 g(10 %)
Vitamin A0.6 mg(75 %)
Vitamin D5.4 μg(27 %)
Vitamin E4 mg(33 %)
Vitamin B₁0.3 mg(30 %)
Vitamin B₂0.3 mg(27 %)
Niacin14.7 mg(123 %)
Vitamin B₆0.9 mg(64 %)
Folate74 μg(25 %)
Pantothenic acid1.4 mg(23 %)
Biotin8.1 μg(18 %)
Vitamin B₁₂4.4 μg(147 %)
Vitamin C42 mg(44 %)
Potassium939 mg(23 %)
Calcium110 mg(11 %)
Magnesium57 mg(19 %)
Iron2.5 mg(17 %)
Iodine57 μg(29 %)
Zinc1.3 mg(16 %)
Saturated fatty acids5 g
Uric acid205 mg
Cholesterol49 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
14 ounces
yellow Tomatoes
3
2
½ bunch
1
2 tablespoons
1 teaspoon
4 ounces
2 teaspoons
14 ounces
5
Lettuce (eg., romaine lettuce)
4
1
small Avocado (about 150 grams)
Preparation

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

Preparation steps

1.
Spicy Tuna Tacos preparation step 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.
Spicy Tuna Tacos preparation step 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.
Spicy Tuna Tacos preparation step 3

In another bowl, mix chili powder and yogurt. Season with salt and a little lime juice. Fill piping bag with mixture.

4.
Spicy Tuna Tacos preparation step 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.
Spicy Tuna Tacos preparation step 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.
Spicy Tuna Tacos preparation step 6

Meanwhile, rinse lettuce, shake dry and cut into thin strips. Divide lettuce among taco shells.

7.
Spicy Tuna Tacos preparation step 7

Halve avocado and remove pit. Scoop out flesh and cut into strips. Divide avocado slices and prepared tomato mixture over the lettuce.

8.
Spicy Tuna Tacos preparation step 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.