The Energy Chef: Herb’s Easy, Elegant Party Appetizer

by in Uncategorized, November 12, 2010
Herb's Parmesan Crisps With Seared Tuna

Thanksgiving is around the corner and holiday parties will be in full swing before you know it. Whether you’re hosting a Thanksgiving feast or a casual dinner party, these easy, elegant Parmesan crisps will be the star of your bash. They’re sweet, spicy, salty and tart all at once, and each one has just 70 calories!

Seared Spicy Tuna on Basil Parmesan Crisps  With Apricot Jam
Yield: About 16 pieces

Ingredients:

1-pound piece sushi grade tuna
2 tablespoons Cajun spice rub
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
1 tsp olive oil
1/2 cup apricot jam

Rub tuna with Cajun seasoning and set aside.  In small bowl mix cheese and basil. Place tablespoons of the cheese mixture on a baking sheet lined with a silicon baking mat or wax paper sprayed with nonstick spray. Bake in a 350-degree oven for 6 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden. Set aside to cool. Heat oil in a medium pan and cook tuna 2 min per side for medium rare. Thinly slice tuna place it on top of the Parmesan crisps along with a dollop of apricot jam.

Nutrition Info Per Piece
Calories: 72
Total Fat:  2 grams
Saturated Fat: 1 gram
Total Carbohydrate: 6 grams
Protein: 8 grams
Sodium: 262 milligrams
Cholesterol: 14 milligrams
Fiber:  0 gram

Next Food Network Star season 6 finalist Herb Mesa is a restaurant-trained chef, a self-taught healthy cuisine chef and a certified personal trainer. Herb teaches “balance through food and fitness,” and works as a personal chef and trainer in Atlanta.

You Might Also Like:

More posts from .

Similar Posts

10 Time-Saving Kitchen Hacks

True, time in the kitchen can be relaxing and therapeutic — but that doesn’t mean efficiency is a bad thing. There are lots of shortcuts that make cooking a healthy meal quicker and simpler. Here are ten favorite tricks of the trade. • Pomegranate seeds are like gold — especially if you have to takeRead more

Comments (2,348)

  1. Links…

    [...]Sites of interest we have a link to[...]……

  2. Blogs ou should be reading…

    [...]Here is a Great Blog You Might Find Interesting that we Encourage You[...]……

  3. Visitor recommendations…

    [...]one of our visitors recently recommended the following website[...]……

  4. Yahoo results…

    While searching youtube I discovered this page in the results and I didn’t think it fit…

  5. Looking around…

    While I was surfing yesterday I saw a excellent article concerning…

  6. Visitor recommendations…

    [...]one of our visitors recently recommended the following website[...]……

  7. Read was interesting, stay in touch……

    [...]please visit the sites we follow, including this one, as it represents our picks from the web[...]……

  8. Websites you should visit…

    [...]below you’ll find the link to some sites that we think you should visit[...]……

  9. Digg this…

    While checking out DIGG yesterday I noticed this…

  10. Sites we Like……

    [...] Every once in a while we choose blogs that we read. Listed below are the latest sites that we choose [...]……

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>