theworldfrommykitchen

My Global Food Challenge

Burundi (2)

Grilled Tuna with Herbed Aioli (Burundi)

Ingredients

¼ cup olive oil
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
2 teaspoons dried tarragon
2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped
⅓ cup mayonnaise
4 x 7-ounce tuna steaks (each about 1 inch thick)

Directions

Whisk together first 6 ingredients in shallow dish for marinade.  Place mayonnaise in separate small bowl.  Whisk in 1½ tablespoons marinade.  Set aioli aside.

Sprinkle fish with salt and pepper.  Place fish in marinade in dish, turning to coat evenly.  Marinate 1 hour at room temperature, turning fish occasionally.

Oil grill rack.  Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat).  Grill fish to desired doneness, about 3 minutes per side for medium.

Top fish with aioli and serve.

http://recipes.wikia.com/wiki/Grilled_Tuna_with_Herbed_Aioli

Link to My Post on Burundi:  https://theworldfrommykitchen.wordpress.com/2015/03/22/burundi/

Cuisine:  Burundian

Main Ingredient:  Tuna

Bananas with Beans (Burundi)

(My rendition of this dish, bananas and plantains, chili and hot sauce)

Ingredients

2 cans red kidney beans
1 banana, slightly under-ripened, sliced
1 plantain, sliced
2 tbsp red palm oil
1 onion, thinly sliced
1 tsp chili powder
Dash of hot sauce/chili paste (optional)
¼ tsp salt, pepper to taste
2 cups water

Directions

Heat the oil and add onions until slightly browned.  Add beans, bananas, plantains, chili powder, hot sauce, salt and pepper to taste, and stir fry for 2 minutes.  Add water and reduce heat, simmer until bananas/plantains are cooked and sauce is thickened.  Serve immediately.

Link to My Post on Burundi:  https://theworldfrommykitchen.wordpress.com/2015/03/22/burundi/

Cuisine:  Burundian

Main Ingredient:  Beans

Original recipe:  http://lajhsslab.com/asos/burundi/food.htm

Burundi on map of Africahttp://www.activityvillage.co.uk/burundi-on-map-of-africa

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