Pan Seared Tuna & Brown Rice

Ingredients (Pan Seared Tuna)

2 (5 ounce) ahi tuna steaks

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1/2 tablespoon butter

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon whole peppercorns

Directions (Pan Seared Tuna)

Prep:

5min

Cook:

12min

Ready:

17min

  1. Season the tuna steaks with salt and cayenne pepper.
  2. Melt the butter with the olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Cook the peppercorns in the mixture until they soften and pop, about 5 minutes.
  4. Gently place the seasoned tuna in the skillet and cook to desired doneness, 1 1/2 minutes per side for rare.
Ingredients (Brown Rice)

1 Cup uncooked rice

2-1/4 Cups water

1/2 Teaspoon of salt

1 Teaspoon butter.

Directions (Brown Rice)

Prep:

1min

Cook:

55min

Ready:

56min

  1. Combine all ingredients in 3 qt. saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil, stir once.
  3. Cover with a tight fitting lid or foil; reduce heat and simmer 45 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and let stand (covered) 5-10 minutes longer.
  5. Pack small bowl, place upside down and plate.
  6. Add cut tomatoes & basil to plate.

Every oven, stove top & grill cooks differently. Please be sure to not over or under cook your meats, check all meats for proper temperature.