Spicy Tuna Salad | Sambel Be Tongkol
- 4 fresh tuna steaks, weighing 3-4 ounces each (can be substituted with canned tuna chunks)
- ¼ cup spice paste for seafood
- 1 tsp. salt
- ½ tsp. black peppercorns, crushed
- 1 Tbs. freshly squeezed lime juice
- 2 Tbs. oil
- 1 cup Sambal Matah (see sambal Matah recipe)
- salt and pepper to taste
How To Make
- Season fresh tuna steaks with seafood spice paste, salt, pepper and lime juice.
- Heat oil in frying pan and cook tuna steaks for 3 minutes on each side over high heat. Do not overcook. Set aside and allow to cool down, then break the tuna into small chunks. Place in salad bowl.
- Add Shallot & Lemongrass Chili Sauce (Sambal Matah) and mix well.
- Season to taste with salt and pepper and garnish with fried shallots. Serve at room temperature with steamed rice.