Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
canola oil for frying
4 8-ounce tuna steaks, 1 1/2-inch thick
1/2 tablespoon salt
1/2 tablespoon crushed black peppercorns
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 clove Florida garlic, peeled and chopped
Season the tuna steaks with salt and crushed black peppercorns. Heat oil in a skillet over high heat; add garlic and brown. Add tuna steaks and sear to desired doneness. Cook 2 minutes on each side for rare center; 3 to 5 minutes each side for medium center; 5 to 8 minutes each side for well-done center.