Tropical fruit... the sweetest part of the Florida experience.


Tango Mango Tuna
¼ cup olive oil
½ cup jalapeno pepper, chopped
½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon garlic
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped fine
1 lb. Florida tuna filets
salt and pepper to taste

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 lb. salad greens, mixed
Tango Mango Tuna
½ cup black beans, cooked
½ cup Florida corn kernels, cooked
½ cup Florida papaya, chopped or sliced
1 Florida mango, chopped

Step One
Combine the first five ingredients and mix well. Refrigerate.

Step Two
Season tuna with salt and pepper and brush with 1 tablespoon olive oil.
Put 1 tablespoon olive oil in fry pan and cook tuna on medium heat to desired doneness.

Step Three
Place salad greens on plates, sprinkle with black beans, corn kernels, papaya and mango. Slice tuna on an angle and arrange slices on greens. Garnish with sautéed plantains if desired.

Yield: 4 servings

Tropical Fruit Growers of South Florida, Inc. / 18710 S. W. 288 Street, Homestead, Florida  33030