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Tuna Pepper Portside with Mild Sweet Pepper Pickle

Recipe created by Richie Quayle, Furness College Student

Serves 2 people


  • 1/2 Red Pepper (cut into thin strips)
  • 1/2 Yellow Pepper (cut into thin strips)
  • 1/2 Courgettes (cut into thin strips)
  • 4 New potatoes
  • 50g Butter
  • 4 tbsp Hawkshead Relish Mild Sweet Pepper Pickle
  • 4 tbsp Hawkshead Relish Chilli, Lime & Ginger Jelly
  • 2 Tuna Steaks
  • Parsley for Garnishing
  • Salt and pepper for seasoning
  • Olive Oil
  • 150ml White Wine

Heat small pan of water and bring to the boil, add new potatoes and cook until soft.

Place tuna steaks onto a grill tray and place under grill, cook fully on one side for approx 2 minutes, remove from heat, turn over and place back under grill for a further 2 minutes, remove from heat and add the Hawkshead Relish Mild Sweet Pepper Pickle and place under the grill for a further 3 minutes.

In a small pan, melt 40g butter, 150ml white wine, bring to simmer and add the Hawkshead Relish Chilli, Lime and Ginger Jelly, reduce for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and keep warm.

Remove potatoes from boiling water, drain and place back into pan over a low heat to dry out, butter and season. Place onto plate.

Heat 2 tbsp of olive oil in a wok add vegetables and stir fry until soft, season and place onto centre of plate.

Remove tuna from grill and place on top of stir fry vegetables. Add sauce to finish and garnish with fresh chopped parsley.

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