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Seared soy tuna steaks with spring onions & a ginger sweet potato mash

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Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 30 minutes


Serves 2

Seared soy tuna steaks with spring onions & a ginger sweet potato mash

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  • 600g sweet potatoes , peeled and chopped
  • Butter
  • A thumb-sized piece ginger , peeled and grated
  • Vegetable Oil
  • 1 bunch spring onions , chopped into 2cm pieces
  • 2 tuna steaks
  • 4 tbsp soy sauce


  1. Add the potatoes to a pan of boiling water and cook until tender.

  2. Drain then put back in the pot with a knob of butter and the ginger then mash until smooth. Keep warm.

  3. Heat a little oil in a wide pan and add the onions. Cook for about 5 minutes until softened. Move the onions to the edge of the pan and turn up the heat. Add the tuna and cook for 1 minute each side for rare, 2 for medium. Add the soy sauce to the pan and turn the tuna and onions to coat.

  4. Serve the tuna topped with the onions and the mash on the side.

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miss cometa
4th Mar, 2018
We just had this for dinner. Followed the exact recipe and it was delicious, everyone (kids included) loved this. Thanks for sharing!
22nd Jul, 2017
Such a quick, easy and delicious meal. Never would have thought about the ginger in sweet potato mash but it most definitely worked. I also added some chilli flakes to give it a bit of a kick. Surprisingly yummy and can't wait to have it again :)
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