Hit the right note with this yummy tuna dish

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This week’s recipe comes from Paul Topliss, head chef at the Mill Inn.

Pan fried tuna steak on crushed new potatoes with sun-blush tomatoes and asparagus

INGREDIENTS:

l 2 tbsp olive oil

l 2 6oz tuna steaks

l 10/12 new potatoes (Boston loose skin)

l Handful of chopped sun blush tomatoes

l Handful of chives

l1oz butter

l Pinch of salt and pepper

l Ice cubes

METHOD:

l Cover potatoes with water and a pinch of salt and cook until soft.

l Bring another pan of water to the boil and add asparagus, boil for three minutes, remove and put into ice water.

l Drain potatoes and crush with a fork using the butter, salt and pepper, sun blushed tomatoes and chives.

l Heat olive oil in a frying pan until it just starts to smoke, season tuna and add to pan for two minutes each side (pink in the middle).

l Place potato mix on a plate with the tuna on top, garnish with pesto and balsamic or add a soft poached egg for something different.