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Florida Seafood Recipe

Fried Yellowfin Tuna Buttermilk Bites

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Ingredients  
2 pounds yellowfin tuna steaks
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup biscuit mix
1 teaspoon salt
  vegetable oil for deep-frying
 
Preparation  
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

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