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WHAT'S FOR LUNCH: Ahi Tuna Salad

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What's For Lunch

Chef Jeff Fuld

Elle Wine Country Restaurant

www.ellerestaurant.com

Ahi tuna over mixed greens tossed in a champagne vinaigrette and topped with a mango salsa

Mango Salsa                       

1 qt                 diced mango

1/4                  diced red onion

1/4                  diced red bell pepper

1/4 bunch        minced cilantro

1/2                   lime juice

salt and pepper to taste

 

splash champagne vinegar

 

 

mix all ingredients in a bowl at least ½ hour before serving.

 

Champagne vinegar:                                        

2 cups                 mild oil (something like canola-not olive)

1                         minced shallot

1                         lime juiced

1 ½ cups             champagne vinegar

salt and pepper to taste

 

put all the ingredients except the oil in a blender turn on and slowly add the oil.

 

In order to sear the Ahi Tuna put the tuna steak in a hot pan with olive oil and cook for about 1 1/2 minutes on each side.

 

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