Rating: 4.5 stars
520 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 400
  • 4 star values: 92
  • 3 star values: 20
  • 2 star values: 6
  • 1 star values: 2

This sesame-seared tuna is an easy, great-tasting dish. Fresh tuna steaks are coated with sesame seeds, then quickly seared and served rare, so be sure to use good quality fresh tuna.

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
1 min
total:
11 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 steaks
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Stir together soy sauce, sesame oil, mirin, and honey in a small bowl. Pour half into a separate small bowl, stir in rice wine vinegar, and set it aside as a dipping sauce.

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  • Spread sesame seeds out on a plate. Coat tuna steaks with remaining soy sauce mixture, then press into sesame seeds to coat.

  • Heat olive oil in a cast iron skillet over high heat until very hot. Place steaks in the pan; sear for about 30 seconds on each side. Serve with dipping sauce and wasabi paste.

Nutrition Facts

422 calories; protein 44.1g; carbohydrates 13.2g; fat 20.7g; cholesterol 77.2mg; sodium 1045.5mg. Full Nutrition
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