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Tuna Nicoise Salad and Orange Sauce Recipe

Tuna Nicoise Salad and Orange Sauce
How to make Tuna Nicoise Salad and Orange Sauce

Fish served with greens, egg and a tangy orange sauce.

  • Total Cook Time 35 mins
  • Cook Time 35 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Tuna Nicoise Salad and Orange Sauce

  • 60 Gram Tuna or Sole fish
  • Fennel seeds
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp Olive oil
  • For Nicoise Style Salad:
  • 2-3 Lettuce leaves
  • 5 Green beans (halved), blanched
  • 1 Small Potato, boiled
  • 1 Quail egg, boiled
  • 1 Cherry
  • 3 Black olives
  • A pinch of Lemon
  • A pinch of Olive oil
  • To taste Pepper
  • For the Orange Sauce:
  • 500 Ml Orange juice (reduced by half)
  • 250 Ml Fish stock

How to Make Tuna Nicoise Salad and Orange Sauce

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Cut the lettuce into fine strips.
Remove the stems. Keep aside.
Dice the tuna/sole into fillets. Put it in a bowl, add fennel seeds and olive oil.
Now shallow fry it in a little olive oil or grill. Season with salt and pepper.
In a separate bowl mix the potato, beans, tomatoes, black olives and cherry tomatoes.
Now dress with lemon juice, olive oil and season with pepper.
Place a bouquet of salad in the center of a serving plate and add the tuna/sole.
Place the egg on the plate. Drizzle the orange sauce on top of it and serve.
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