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Travel and Food Recipes

Whopper Tasty High Protein 10 Minute Work Out Salad

Ingredients
  • Fresh tuna steaks
  • 2 avocados
  • Tin Of Beans
  • Salad (Cos or Iceberg)
  • Coriander
  • Yoghurt
  • 3 limes

Eating healthy is a massive pain in the hole, and most people find that the really tasty stuff is only found in restaurants for an outrageous price.

Take fresh tuna for example, served gorgeous and rare in a restaurant, but often the best we can manage at home is a tuna mix with a bit of mayo. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be that way, as this recipe shows you can lash together an epic healthy meal in less than 10 minutes.

You should have enough left over for your lunchbox the next day, and because it's so high in protein and low in carbs, it's the perfect dish to have after a work out.

An incredible recipe, if I do say so myself…

Instructions

Step 1

The key here is getting some really good tuna. You'll find it in most supermarkets now, but will often get better quality in a deli or fish mongers. Just make sure it smells super fresh.

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Step 2

Lash the yoghurt into a bowl.

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Step 3

Grab the coriander and chop it up with the biggest knife you can find.

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Step 4

Throw half of it into the yoghurt and keep half back for later.

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Step 5

Squeeze a lime into the yoghurt.

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Step 6

Give the whole mix a quick stir. This also makes a lovely little dressing for tonnes of stuff.

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Step 7

Bring the tuna out to room temperature for about 10 minutes before cooking. Lash on a bit of oil.

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Step 8

Season the bastards up with some salt and pepper.

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Step 9

Grab a big bowl and after straining off the beans throw them in there. Make sure they're as dry as possible.

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Step 10

Chop the ends off the salad.

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Step 11

Chop it up roughly. Don't go crazy here, just a couple of chops with the knife.

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Step 12

Lash the chopped salad into the bowl with the beans.

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Step 13

Fuck in the rest of the coriander.

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Step 14

Do not even think of starting this without ripe avocados. The supermarkets can be pricks and try to sell you rock hard ones. Either wait for them to get ripe or buy the more expensive ripe ones.

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Step 15

Cut them in half by running your knife around the outside of them.

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Step 16

Pull the skin off them.

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Step 17

Chop them up into nice even-sized pieces.

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Step 18

Lash the avocado into the salad mix and squeeze the rest of the lime in there.

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Step 19

Mix the whole thing together. If you happen to be a veggie, then you could leave the salad like this.

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Step 20

Get a pan on. Can be a chargrill pan or just a frying pan. It has to be on the highest heat possible.

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Step 21

After about 2 minutes of heating it up when it starts smoking, lash in the tuna. I can't stress enough how hot it should be.

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Step 22

We're only cooking the tuna for a maximum of 30 seconds on each side. Not a second more! We want it seared, but rare in the middle.

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Step 23

Take the tuna off the heat and get ready to assemble everything.

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Step 24

Let the tuna cool down for a couple of minutes, then slice it up into nice little even-sized pieces. Go on, ya big chef!

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Step 25

Mix the tuna into the salad mix.

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Step 26

It's already looking amazing. The main thing with this is presentation, so pile it up nice and high.

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Step 27

Drizzle a little of the sauce over the top. I purposely made extra for this recipe, as it'll make a great lunchbox filler.

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It really is that simple. This whole thing took me 10 minutes to make from start to finish. The tuna will cost you a bit for the fresh stuff, but it's worth every penny.

So go do a big work out this evening and cook this up afterwards, you'll be well impressed with your own skills.

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