By Sue Serves 4
Tuna is such a great low fat alternative to beef burgers. Adding a bit of an Asian flare packs this hand held with flavor and nutrients.
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- 1 pound sushi-grade tuna
- 2 Tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 Tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
- 1 × Juice of 1/2 lime
- ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
- 1 × Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
- 1 cup green onion diced
- 4 sesame seed buns
- 4 large tomato slices
- 4 teaspoons sweet chili sauce
You may also need:
Blender, Bowl, Food Processor, Grill, Kitchen Knife, Spoon
Chop the tuna into chunks. Add to the bowl of a food processor and pulse a few times to a burger like consistency. In a bowl, mix 2 tablespoons canola oil, soy sauce, lime juice, cilantro and ginger; Pour over the tuna and process until well blended. Form into 4 patties; brush each lightly with the remaining 1 teaspoon oil.
Preheat a grill or grill pan. Once hot, add the burgers and cook for 2 minutes on each side for rare, or to desired doneness.
Place the burgers on buns and top with green onions and chili sauce. Per serving: Calories 435; Fat 22 g (Sat. 3.8 g; Mono. 11 g; Poly. 6 g); Cholesterol 43 mg; Sodium 662 mg; Carbohydrate 28 g; Fiber 5 g; Protein 32 g
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