Today we want to dedicate this article to all cooking enthusiasts and lovers of good fish ! We'll tell you about the delicious Althunnus bluefin tuna fillet and we'll offer you three delicious mouth-watering recipes. But before diving into the kitchen, let's make a brief reflection on the importance of choosing bluefin tuna responsibly and sustainably .
Bluefin tuna and sustainability: The right choice with Althunnus
When it comes to bluefin tuna, it is essential to make responsible choices to preserve the environment and ensure the survival of this species. That's why Althunnus is the right choice! Althunnus promotes sustainable bluefin tuna fishing with respect for the marine ecosystem . This allows us to enjoy Carloforte's bluefin tuna fillet with a clear conscience, knowing that our choice has a positive impact on the environment.
And now get ready to travel in a sea of flavours!
Recipe 1: Pasta with Bluefin Tuna Fillet
This delicious pasta recipe with Althunnus Bluefin Tuna Fillet is easy to prepare and full of flavour.
Ingredients: Pasta (preferably spaghetti or linguine), Althunnus bluefin tuna fillet, EVO oil, minced garlic, chilli pepper (if desired), dry white wine, cherry tomatoes, chopped fresh parsley, salt and freshly ground black pepper.
Instructions: Drain the Althunnus Bluefin Tuna Fillet from the olive oil and set aside. Cook the pasta in plenty of salted water until it reaches an al dente consistency.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat some EVO oil over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and red pepper (if desired) and saute them lightly to release their aromas.
Add the Althunnus Bluefin Tuna Fillet to the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes until slightly heated through, no long cooking required. Deglaze with a little dry white wine and let it evaporate for a few minutes.
Cut the cherry tomatoes in half and add them to the pan with the tuna. Cook for another 2-3 minutes, until slightly softened. Drain the pasta al dente and add it to the pan with the tuna and cherry tomato sauce. Stir gently to blend the flavors. Add the chopped fresh parsley and make sure the pasta is well seasoned with salt and freshly ground black pepper, adjusting to your taste.
Serve the pasta still hot, garnished with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and, if you like, a little fresh chilli pepper for an additional spicy note.
Recipe 2: Bluefin Tuna Fillet in Citrus Sauce
Ingredients: 2 Althunnus bluefin tuna fillets , Juice of 1 orange, Juice of 1 lemon, Grated rind of 1 orange, Grated rind of 1 lemon, 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped, 1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup, Salt and ground black pepper, to taste, Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish, Slices of toasted bread (optional).
Instructions: Drain the Althunnus bluefin tuna fillets and keep them aside. In a bowl, mix the orange and lemon juice with the grated rinds. Add the honey or maple syrup and a pinch of salt and pepper. Mix well until you get a smooth sauce. If you prefer a sweeter sauce, you can add a little more honey or maple syrup.
In a non-stick pan, heat 2 tablespoons of EVO oil over medium heat. Add the minced garlic cloves and sauté them lightly until they release their aroma. Add the bluefin tuna fillets to the skillet and cook them for about 2-3 minutes per side, until a light golden crust forms. Pour the citrus sauce over the bluefin tuna fillets and cook for another 1-2 minutes, being careful not to overdry the tuna.
Transfer the bluefin tuna fillets to a serving platter and drizzle the remaining sauce over the top. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley for a pop of color and freshness. Serve the Bluefin Tuna Fillet in Citrus Sauce and if you wish, accompany with slices of toasted bread to accompany. The tuna can also be accompanied by a side dish of grilled vegetables or a fresh mixed salad.
This dish is ideal for lovers of fish and citrus notes. The citrus sauce adds a nice freshness to the bluefin tuna, while the extra virgin olive oil gives it a rich and tasty flavour.
Recipe 3: Grilled Bluefin Tuna Fillet with Mango and Avocado Salsa
Ingredients: 2 Althunnus bluefin tuna fillets , 1 ripe mango, 1 ripe avocado, 1 lemon (juice), 2 tablespoons EVO oil, 1 finely chopped garlic clove, salt and freshly ground black pepper, chopped fresh parsley (optional, for garnish).
Preparing the Mango Avocado Salsa: Peel the mango and avocado, removing the stone, then cut them into cubes. Put the mango and avocado in a mixer or blender. Add lemon juice, minced garlic, a pinch of salt and black pepper to taste. Blend the ingredients until you get a smooth and homogeneous sauce. If needed, you can add a little water to get the desired consistency. Taste and adjust the seasoning, if needed. Refrigerate the sauce while you prepare the tuna.
Preparation of grilled bluefin tuna : Drain the Althunnus bluefin tuna fillets and rinse them under running water to remove excess oil. Prepare a grill or nonstick skillet that is very hot over medium-high heat. Arrange the tuna fillets on the grill or in the skillet and cook them for about 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until nice grill streaks form. Don't overcook it to avoid making it dry.
Presentation of the dish: Arrange the bluefin tuna fillets on the central part of the serving plate. Pour the mango avocado salsa over the tuna. You can decorate the dish with a sprinkling of chopped fresh parsley for a touch of color and freshness. Serve the Grilled Bluefin Tuna Fillet with Mango Avocado Salsa with side dishes of your choice, such as a fresh mixed salad or basmati rice.
This dish strikes a perfect balance between the intense flavor of the grilled bluefin tuna and the sweetness and creaminess of the avocado-mango salsa.
Thank you for following us on this culinary journey dedicated to Carloforte Althunnus Bluefin Tuna Fillet. We hope these three delicious recipes have inspired you. Share your recipes with us!
Enjoy your meal!