This delightfully different stir-fry features tuna steaks, broccoli and pasta. The sauce offers a delicate balance of flavors, ranging from zesty red pepper flakes to Parmesan cheese. Robin Chamberlin sen the recipe from her home in La Costa, California.
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- 6 ounces uncooked linguine, broken in half
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 3/4 cup dry white wine or reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 1/2 cup additional reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- 2 cups broccoli florets
- 4 teaspoons canola oil
- 1 large sweet yellow, red or green pepper, julienned
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 tuna or swordfish steak (8 ounces each), cut into 1-inch cubes
- 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
- Cook pasta according to package directions. In a bowl, combine the cornstarch, wine or chicken broth, additional chicken broth, thyme, salt and pepper flakes until smooth; set aside.
- In a large nonstick skillet, stir-fry broccoli in hot oil for 4 minutes. Add sweet pepper and garlic; stir-fry for 4 minutes. Stir cornstarch mixture and add to pan along with tuna; stir-fry 3-4 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork and sauce is thickened. Drain pasta; add to stir-fry and toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Seafood Stir-Fry in Light & Tasty June/July 2004, p42