|1. Heat oven to 450
degrees F. Pat tuna dry with paper towels. In a small bowl,
combine thyme, rosemary, salt, and white pepper.
2. Coat entire tuna loin with
the pecan oil. Rub herb mixture over tuna loin, coating
3. Warm a large ovenproof
skillet over high heat. Add olive oil and heat until hot but
not smoking. Place tuna in hot skillet; sear 1 to 2 minutes on
both sides. Carefully transfer hot skillet containing tuna to
oven. Pan roast until done — 3 to 5 minutes for medium rare,
5 to 8 minutes for medium, or 10 to 12 minutes for well done.
4. Line platter with mixed
greens, if desired. Place tuna on greens and slice to serve.
Nutrition information per
serving without mixed greens: 35 g protein, 5 g fat, 0
carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 411 mg sodium, 68 mg cholesterol, 196