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Tuna Debut rained out

OutcastOutcast Posts: 112
edited August 2012 in EggHead Forum
First I have to admit, I've never been much for seafood.  But seeing how most of it I had growing up was dry and overcooked ( my mom cooked ALL protiens till they were leather) I thought I'd give it another shake.  I had planned on cooking some yellowfin tuna steaks on the egg tonight, but a big rain and lightning storm killed that.  So instead I seared the steaks in a CI pan with salt and pepper and roasted some brussel sprouts int the oven.  They had a nice sear, about a 1/4" ring of "cooked", and the rest was rare.  My wife immediately turned up her nose and fixed a sandwich.  I tried it, and wow.  To me it tasted almost as good as beef steak!   I cant wait to try  it on the egg next time.  Why didn't y'all tell me it was this good ?

(Sorry no pics, I wasn't expecting much from it)

Comments

  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,932
    Here are a few pics from my last yellowfin cook. I slow smoked @160 dome with apple wood. Then I made a dip with shiracha, mayo, celery, garlic, sweet relish and honey mustard. It was DA BOMB. imageimage
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • BayaradBayarad Posts: 308
    I love making fish dip! Looks awesome Travis! I have to use frozen mahi mahi for mine as I am in Northern Illinois not much fresh Mahi here but will have to try with tuna!
  • BayaradBayarad Posts: 308
    Though not much fresh tuna here either! Damn I need to move!
  • OutcastOutcast Posts: 112
    Thanks Travis, I'm going to add that to my list now.  I still cant get past oysters, but I'm going to try a lot more fish now.
  • tazcrashtazcrash Posts: 1,851
    @travis: while that dip looks delicious part of me is cringing at the thought of fully cooking fresh tuna.
    I need to shed some established perceptions.
    Its on the list.
    Bx - > NJ ->TX!!! 
    All to get cheaper brisket! 
  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,932
    I found a pic of the final product on my phone.

    http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r512/travisstrick/cda7cf67.jpg
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
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