Lemon & lime crusted tuna - Everything Anna

Lemon & lime crusted tuna

This recipe is a healthy and delicious way to serve the freshest tuna. So simple and easy to cook–And it's gorgeous to serve.
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Recipe & Food Styling Mari Loewen. Photography Ross Cornish.

Recipe & Food Styling Mari Loewen. Photography Ross Cornish.

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  • Serves 4.Servings


  • 2 8-ounce tuna fillets
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil


  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons lime zest
  • 1 small red chili, seeded and minced
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil


For marinade, place all ingredients in a food processor and pulse to combine, pour over tuna and refrigerate for 1/2 hour.

Heat fry pan and vegetable oil to medium high. Remove tuna from marinade, place in pan and fry 2-3 minutes each side until medium rare. Remove tuna from pan; allow to cool for a few minutes.

Slice and serve.