Comments: If you serve this to Allison, look for the coy smile. It will make you wonder what memory the recipe conjures up.
- 2 (5 oz) ahi tuna steaks
- 1 tsp kosher salt
- 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
- 1/2 Tbsp butter
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- 1 tsp whole peppercorns
- Season the tuna steaks with salt and cayenne pepper.
- Melt the butter with the olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the peppercorns in the mixture until they soften and pop, about 5 minutes. Gently place the seasoned tuna in the skillet and cook to desired doneness, 1 1/2 minutes per side for rare