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Wine Poached Tuna Salad with Lemon Caper Aioli

  • Author: superman cooks
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 sandwiches 1x
  • Category: sandwiches
  • Method: n/a
  • Cuisine: n/a

Description

Fresh Ahi tuna, a homemade Lemon Aioli & capers bring the taste of the Mediterranean to your family table. This is no ordinary tuna salad.


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Ingredients

  • 12 oz fresh tuna steaks
  • 6 oz white or rosé wine
  • 4 top sliced buns
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp black pepper corns
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/4 C olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 Tsp lemon pepper seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 2 Tbsp non-pareil capers

Instructions

To Poach Fish:

  1. Place wine in a sauce pan and add pepper corns along with 2 slices lemon and garlic cloves.
  2. Cook over medium heat and add tuna steaks. 
  3. Cover and turn heat down to low.
  4. Continue to cook for 6-8 minutes.
  5. When fish is done, remove from wine, place on dish, and refrigerate until cool.

To make the Aioli:

  1. Whisk egg yolks rapidly for 2 minutes with a hand whisk. Add 2 tsp lemon juice and rice vinegar and mix.
  2. While whisking, slowly drizzle in olive oil and continue whisking until the mixture thickens, about 3 minutes. 
  3. Add cayenne pepper and stir in. Add salt to taste.

Assemble the Tuna Rolls:

  1. Remove tuna from fridge and flake using a fork (we think it's best to leave flakes large).
  2. Place tuna in bowl. Add 3 tbsp of aioli at a time and mix gently. 
  3. Add lemon pepper seasoning and salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Add more aioli to suit your preference.
  5. Serve in a roll, top with capers, and garnish with your choice of greens. 

Keywords: tuna, capers, tuna salad, poached, ahi, roll, fish, aioli

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