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    Yellow-Fin Tuna Steaks with Mango and Avocado

    A salsa of avocado and juicy mangoes makes this simple fish dish a delicious treat. And it's ready in under 20 minutes.

    • Preparation time: 15 minutes
    • Cooking time: 4 minutes
    • Total time: 19 minutes 20 minutes

    Serves: 4


    • 2 Alphonso mangoes, peeled, stoned and cubed
    • 1 large ripe Hass avocado, peeled, stoned and cubed
    • ½ red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
    • ½ x 20g pack fresh mint, roughly chopped
    • ½ x 25g pack fresh basil, roughly torn
    • ½ x 20g pack fresh coriander, roughly chopped
    • Juice of 2 limes and grated zest of 1 lime
    • 4 yellow-fin tuna steaks (900g total weight), about 2cm thick, from the fish service counter
    • 1 tbsp olive oil


    1. Place the mango, avocado, chilli, herbs, lime juice and zest in a bowl and season. Mix together and set the salsa aside.
    2. Meanwhile, place a griddle or frying pan over a high heat. Brush the tuna steaks with the oil and season. Place them on the griddle and cook for 1-1½ minutes on each side for rare, or 2 minutes on each side for medium.
    3. Serve with the salsa, lime wedges and a bag of Waitrose Red Butterhead Salad.

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    Cook's tips

    The salsa can be prepared a few hours ahead. Simply place in a non-metallic bowl, cover with clingfilm and keep in the fridge until needed. It is best served at room temperature.

    Drinks recommendation

    A rich, elegant red wine would work well with this dish.


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