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Fried Yellowfin Tuna Buttermilk Bites
2 pounds Florida yellowfin tuna steaks
1 cup Florida buttermilk
1 cup biscuit mix
1 teaspoon salt
vegetable oil for deep-frying

Cut tuna into chunks and place in a shallow dish in a single layer. Pour buttermilk over tuna and let marinate for 30 minutes in the refrigerator, turning once. Combine biscuit mix and salt. Remove tuna from buttermilk and roll in biscuit mix. Fry in oil at 350 degrees F for 3-5 minutes or until brown and fish flakes easily with a fork. Drain on paper towel. Place toothpicks in tuna bites and serve with your favorite seafood sauce.

Yield: 6 servings

Per serving: calories 410, calories from fat 80, total fat 9g, saturated fat 2.5g, cholesterol 100mg, total carbohydrate 22g, protein 56g.

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