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Blackened Tuna Chesapeake Style

4 (8 to 9 ounce) tuna steaks
Blackening Spice
4 ounces butter

Chesapeake topping:
8 ounces jumbo lump crabmeat
4 ounces ham, small diced
4 ounces butter
Your favorite béarnaise sauce, optional

Preheat oven 400 degrees.
Heat a heavy skillet over medium high heat.
Season both sides of the tuna steaks with blackening spice.
Add the tuna to the hot skillet and sear each side for about 1 minute.
Remove the tuna, place in a broiler pan.
Top each tuna steak with 1 ounce of butter and place in oven. Cook for 6 minutes for medium rare or 8 minutes for well done.
For the Chesapeake topping, sauté the jumbo lump crabmeat with the ham in the butter over medium heat until warmed through.
When fish is done, place the Chesapeake topping on fish and finish off with béarnaise sauce.
Serves 4

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