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Bourbon-Glazed Lemon Tuna

2 lemons
1/4 cup bourbon
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 TBSP. soy sauce
2 garlic cloves, grated
4 tuna steaks
Kosher salt
Black pepper
Extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped

Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
Cut one lemon into thin slices and set aside.
In a small saucepan combine bourbon, soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, and zest and juice of one lemon.
Bring to a boil and simmer until thickened; 5 to 10 minutes depending on desired thickness of glaze.
Turn off heat and cover with lid to keep warm.      
Preheat large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat.
Pat tuna dry with paper towels and season with salt and black pepper.
Add 1 TBSP. olive oil. When oil is hot but not smoking add tuna skin-side down and place 2 to 3 lemon slices fanned over top.
Sear for 2 minutes, then transfer pan to over and bake for 10 minutes.
Reheat glaze on low; drizzle over tuna and top with cilantro.
Serve immediately.

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