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EatSmarter exclusive recipe

Spicy Tuna Tacos

with Avocados and Lettuce

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

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35 min.
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Nutritions
1 serving contains
Fat23 g
Saturated Fat Acids5 g
Protein27 g
Roughage3 g
Sugar added0 g
Calorie378
Carbohydrates/g14
Bread exchange unit1
Cholesterol/mg49
Uric acid/mg205
Vitamin A/mg0.6
Vitamin D/μg5.4
Vitamin E/mg4
Vitamin B₁/mg0.3
Vitamin B₂/mg0.3
Niacin/mg14.7
Vitamin B₆/mg0.9
Folate/μg74
Pantothenic acid/mg1.4
Biotin/μg8.1
Vitamin B₁₂/μg4.4
Vitamin C/mg42
Potassium/mg939
Calcium/mg110
Magnesium/mg57
Iron/mg2.5
Iodine/μg57
Zinc/mg1.3
Recipe development: EAT SMARTER
Ingredients
Preparation

Ingredients

for 4 servings
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)
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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

Step 1/8
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.

Step 2/8
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.

Step 3/8
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.

Step 4/8
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.

Step 5/8
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.

Step 6/8
Spicy Tuna Tacos preparation step 6

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

Step 7/8
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.

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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.

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