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Seared Blackened Ahi Tuna Soft Shell Tacos With Mango Mint Creme

Recipe courtesy from the kitchen of Celebrity Chef Kai Chase

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Servings: 4
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: 1-30 min


  • 1 tablespoon blackened seasoning
  • 1 pound ahi tuna steaks (about 2/3″ thick)
  • 1 package tortillas, softened
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 limes
  • 1 mango, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1/3 cup mint, chopped
  • 1 avocado (medium)
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 Mexican crema
  • 1 romaine, green parts shredded
  • Sea salt
  • Cracked black pepper

Cooking Directions

Blacken the tuna steaks on both sides. Salt and pepper.

In a large saute pan on high heat sear the tuna steak and set aside.

In a small mixing bowl add the diced mango, red onion, mint, cilantro, lime juice and salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.

Using a small food processor add the avocado, Mexican crema and lime juice. Set aside.

Warm the tortillas and assemble the tacos adding the avocado crema and topping each with mango-mint salsa.

Recipe Summary

Main Ingredients: ahi tuna, tortillas, limes, mango, mint, avocado

Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course

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