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Tuna Fried in Olive Oil

Tuna Fried in Olive Oil

Dark meat of tuna fish is packed with vitamins such as zinc, vitamin B2, and vitamin E. It has 6-7 mg of iron per 100g, which is 1.8 times more than chicken liver.

Ingredients

Dark meat of tuna fish
As needed
Garlic
As needed
Milk
As needed
Olive oil
as needed
Vegetables such as potherb mustard (mizuna)
As needed
Salt, pepper, soy sauce
As needed

Steps

1. Thinly slice the dark tuna meat, and soak for about an hour in plenty of water. Change the water occasionally.
2. Drain the water from step 1, and lightly squeeze out the blood. Place in a zip lock bag with milk and let sit overnight, or for 2-3 hours minimum.
3. Take the fish out of the fridge from step 2, and lightly squeeze out the excess blood.
4. After draining the water in step 3, place the fish into a zip lock bag with olive oil, grated garlic, and salt and pepper to marinate for several hours.
5. Put olive oil and garlic into a heated pan, and sauté the fish from step 4. Season with salt and pepper. Add a bit of soy sauce if you like.
6. Enjoy with potherb mustard or other herby vegetables.

Story Behind this Recipe

Dark meat of tuna is full of iron and nutrients. I want my kids to get plenty of both.