Tuna Steaks with Mango Salsa

Pan-seared tuna steaks are served with a fresh mango salsa with hot chilies, basil, and lime juice for a wonderful way to serve fresh tuna. This is our favorite seared tuna lunch or dinner recipe at Cool-jams .

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1 large ripe mango, peeled, flesh removed and
finely diced
1/2 red chile pepper, seeded and
10 fresh basil leaves, cut into thin strips
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 pinch salt
1 pinch white sugar
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 (5 ounce) tuna steaks
salt and ground black pepper to taste
1. Combine the mango, chile pepper, basil, 2 tablespoons olive oil, lime juice, salt, and sugar in a bowl.
2. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a skillet. Season tuna steaks with salt and pepper. Cook tuna in oil for 3 minutes per side. Spoon cantaloupe mixture over each steak to serve.