Culinary Collection

Seared Ahi Tuna and Tomato Lime Salsa

with fajita-spiced potatoes and cilantro corn

Prep & Cook Time: 50-60 min.

Cook Within: 3 days

Difficulty Level: Expert

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Fish (Tuna)

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Take delicious tuna south of the border in this yummy weeknight dinner, easy-to-make, easier-to-love, impossible-to-share since you've cleaned your plate in minutes. Tender tuna is topped with tangy tomato salsa after being seared to perfection. Creamy, cheesy, zesty corn is delicious forkful after forkful and the potatoes round out the meal, toothsome taters with fajita seasoning. South of the border, north of the border… this meal is over the borderline of fantastic.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    ½ oz. Grated Cotija Cheese
  • 5 oz. Corn Kernels
  • 12 oz. Red Potatoes
  • Info
    10 oz. Ahi Tuna Steaks
  • Info
    1 oz. Sour Cream
  • 8 oz. Grape Tomatoes
  • 1 tsp. Blackening Seasoning
  • ¼ oz. Cilantro
  • 1 Lime
  • 3 tsp. Fajita Seasoning

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Medium Non-Stick Pan
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Small Pot

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • If using NY strip steak, follow same instructions as tuna in Steps 1 and 3, cooking until steak reaches minimum internal temperature, 9-11 minutes per side. Halve to serve.

  • If using ribeye, follow same instructions as tuna in Steps 1 and 3, cooking until steak reaches minimum internal temperature, 4-6 minutes per side. Halve to serve.

  • If using salmon fillets, pat dry and season flesh side with seasoning blend and a pinch of salt and pepper. Follow same instructions as tuna in Step 3, cooking skin side up first until salmon reaches minimum internal temperature, 4-6 minutes per side.

  • If using chicken breasts, follow same instructions as tuna in Steps 1 and 3, cooking until chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 5-7 minutes per side.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Slice potatoes into ¼" rounds. Mince cilantro (no need to stem). Halve tomatoes. Zest and halve lime. Cut one half into wedges and juice the other half. Pat tuna dry, and season both sides with blackening seasoning and a pinch of salt and pepper.

  2. 2

    Roast the Potatoes

    Place potato rounds on prepared baking sheet and toss with 1 tsp. olive oil and fajita seasoning. Massage oil and seasoning into potatoes. Spread into a single layer and roast in hot oven until potatoes are tender and browned, 16-18 minutes. While potatoes roast, cook tuna.

  3. 3

    Cook the Tuna

    Place a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add tuna to hot pan and cook until tuna reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 4-5 minutes per side. Tuna is often enjoyed medium-rare (pink in the middle). For medium-rare, cook 1-2 minutes per side. Consuming raw or undercooked tuna may increase your risk for food-borne illness. Remove from burner. Remove tuna to a plate and tent with foil. Reserve pan; no need to wipe clean.

  4. 4

    Make the Salsa

    Return pan used to cook tuna to medium-high heat. Add tomatoes, ½ cup water, and a pinch of salt and pepper to hot pan. Bring to a simmer. Once simmering, stir occasionally until slightly thickened and liquid has reduced by half, 5-7 minutes. Remove from burner. Stir in ¼ tsp. salt, half the cilantro (reserve remaining for corn), and 1 tsp. lime juice. If too thick, add water, 1 Tbsp. at a time, until desired consistency is reached. While salsa cooks, cook corn.

  5. 5

    Make Corn and Finish Dish

    Place a small pot over medium heat. Add 1 tsp. olive oil and corn to hot pot. Stir often until warmed through, 2-3 minutes. Remove from burner. Stir in lime zest, remaining cilantro, and ¼ tsp. salt. Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping tuna with salsa, potatoes with sour cream, corn with cotija cheese, and squeezing lime wedges over dish to taste. Bon appétit!

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