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Tuna Fish Recipes

Tuna Fish is a very popular ingredient in some cuisines, and can be found fresh or conserved, but mostly as a canned fish. The tuna Fish itself is usually a very large fish that can get to a weight of hundreds of Kg and up to 2 meters long. Unlike most eatable fishes which have white flesh - The Tuna flesh is dark red on the back, and slightly pink and oilier on the belly. The canned Tuna fish is usually immersed in oil or salted water and it's called "white meat tuna"; it's pre-cooked, filleted, canned sealed and re-cooked before it gets to the markets. It is ready to eat, and can serve as a cold or warm meaty ingredient in various dishes, as you can see on many Tuna fish recipes. The fresh Tuna fish, looks like red meat, and considered to be a delicacy; it's fairly expensive and can be found on big fish markets. The most common fresh Tuna fish recipe is Tuna steak; the fish meat is cut into steaks and seared for a very short period of time, on a hot pan or a grill. Fresh Tuna is also very common in Asian cuisines, where it is usually eaten rare in dishes like Sushi or Sashimi. Canned or fresh Tuna is a very a common food for athletics, because it contains a high amount of protein, and high levels of iron, magnesium, zinc and vitamins like A, D, and B12. Even though it's considered to be an oily fish, if canned in water, it is also Low Fat. Moreover as most deep sea fishes, it is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids. If you are pregnant however, you should limit your Tuna consumption, because it has potentially high levels of Mercury. Tuna fish recipes are also great for people who doesn't like fishes, because Tuna doesn't smell, taste or even look like a fish. It can be combined in many dishes like Tuna Casserole, Tuna Salad, or Tuna sandwich. The most common Tuna fish recipes are for canned Tuna and you can find dozens of them in many of the top world cuisines. Some says, it resembles white meat chicken and it is usually added to salads, pastas or pastry. There are many species of Tuna fishes in the Oceans, but only some of them will get to your table. Some species like the Bluefin Tuna, are considered as over-fished, and are protected by international fishing lows;

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