Tuna with Jalapeño Sour Cream

Tuna with Jalapeño Sour Cream Photo: Oxmoor House


  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice (1/2 lime)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 (6-ounce) tuna steaks (about 1 inch thick)
  • Cooking spray


Combine first 5 ingredients; set aside.

Combine chili powder and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Rub tuna with chili powder mixture; coat with cooking spray. Place a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot; add tuna. Cook 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Serve with sour cream mixture.

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  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 tuna steak and about 2 1/2 tablespoons jalapeño sour cream)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 239
Caloriesfromfat per serving: 21%
Fat per serving: 5.7g
Saturated fat per serving: 2.8g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.3g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.6g
Protein per serving: 41.5g
Carbohydrate per serving: 3.6g
Fiber per serving: 0.9g
Cholesterol per serving: 92mg
Iron per serving: 1.6mg
Sodium per serving: 396mg
Calcium per serving: 85mg

Good to Know

Tuna, like other fish, is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids. But limit your intake of tuna and other large fish like tile fish and shark, which have high contents of mercury.
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