Five-Pepper Tuna Steaks with Salsa

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By Christine McFadden

Published 2008

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This is so easy and quick – perfect for when you want to cook a special supper for someone but don’t want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. The cooling salsa counteracts the heat of the peppery crust.


  • mixed peppercorns (black, white, green, Sichuan) 1 tbsp
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Combine all the salsa ingredients in a small serving bowl and set aside.

Using a mortar and pestle, grind the peppercorns and allspice berries to a coarse powder.

Massage the tuna steaks with lime juice and then the olive oil. Press the crushed spices onto both sides of the fish to form a crust. Sprinkle with a