Chorizo Wrapped Tuna Burgers

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Turf and Surf......Im always quite fascinated about mixing fish and meat in a dish, and so when I saw a Chorizo and Mackerel Roll on a TV show I thought I had to try it. The local shop failed me though, it only had smoked mackerel, however, some gorgeous Tuna Steaks came to the rescue. I thought why not? Ok, not in the recipe, but whats the worse that would happen. Well nothing in this case, apart from a lovely, and tasty Chorizo wrapped Tuna Burger.

Theses burgers are also a walk on the healthier side, I got my George Foreman grill out and grilled the Chorizo for a few seconds, then topped with the fresh Tuna, I then added more Chorizo and grilled for 3-5 minutes (until the tuna is opaque) The pressed grilling causes the Tuna to be secured in the Chorizo, almost wrapped, and you maintain all of the Chorizo flavour but with a lot of the fat having drained out.

These lovely Chorizo wrapped parcels were then popped on a Burger Bun, that had Lettuce, Tomato and Red Onion - but hey add whatever you fancy. Close Burger and Enjoy a protein packed super tasty healthier burger!

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Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 5 min
Ready in: 15 min
Yields: 2

Ingredients

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Ingredients

  • 2 Burger Buns
  • 1 Red Onion, In rings
  • 2 Tuna Steaks
  • 2 Tomatoes, Sliced
  • 12 small Chorizo rounds, Increase or decrease as you wish
  • 1 Little Gem Lettuce, Or other small leafed lettuce

Chorizo and Tuna Stacking

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Instructions

  1. Put on Grill. Spray with fry light oil (optional), add on 3 rounds of Chorizo, leave to sizzle for 5 seconds.
  2. Add Tuna, and 3 more rounds of Chorizo on top. Close grill lid and leave to grill for 3-5 minutes (until Tuna is opaque)
  3. On Burger Bun, put Lettuce, top with Chorizo and Tuna, add on Tomato, and Red Onion ring. Add on any additions mayo etc, close and Enjoy!

Once Grilled and Ready to Dress!

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Wesley Meacham 4 years ago from Wuhan, China

This looks great. I love tuna and chorizo wrapped tuna sounds very tempting. Just pinned your hub. Voting up, useful, interesting and shared.


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Cherry Red 4 years ago from London, England Author

Thanks Wesley, for the comments and votes. Its a great combination, I hope you like it.


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lauramaryscott 4 years ago from Boise, Idaho

Cherry Red, we had a family get together last Sunday and part of the meal was chorizo's from my George Foreman grill. I must try your recipe with tuna steaks. Thanks for experimenting and then sharing.


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Cherry Red 4 years ago from London, England Author

Thanks Lauramaryscott, I always forget how great the grill is until I try it again!

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