If you like a good piece of tuna and you like wasabi, you are in for a real treat! Buy sushi-grade tuna so you don't have to cook the heck out of the fish. Tuna is best served when the middle is room temp. However, even if you like your fish charbroiled, you will love the wasabi sauce with it!
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- 12 ounces white wine, open a good bottle, reserve the remainder for dinner
- 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
- 1/4 cup shallot, minced fine
- 1 -3 tablespoon wasabi powder, according to taste
- 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter, cubed
- salt and pepper
- olive oil, for brushing on the fish
- 6 (6 ounce) sushi-grade tuna steaks, about 1-inch in thickness
- 1In a small saucepan, over medium heat, combine the wine, vinegar and shallots.
- 2Simmer until reduced to about 2 T. of liquid.
- 3Strain through a fine-mesh strainer, return the liquid to the pan, discard the shallots.
- 4Whisk in the wasabi and soy sauce.
- 5Over low heat, gradually whisk in the butter, on piece at a time, allowing the mixture to emulify.
- 6Do not let the mixture boil.
- 7When all the butter has been mixed in, remove from heat, pour into a small bowl and set aside.
- 8Brush the tuna steaks with a little oil.
- 9Either pan sear or BBQ to desired doneness.
- 103 minutes per side will leave a rare center.
- 115 minutes per side will be "pink".
- 12Watch closely, though.
- 13Serve with the sauce.
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Nutritional Facts for Black and Blue Tuna With Wasabi Sauce
Serving Size: 1 (270 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 386.8
- Calories from Fat 144
- Total Fat 16.0 g
- Saturated Fat 7.0 g
- Cholesterol 84.9 mg
- Sodium 172.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 3.5 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
- Sugars 0.8 g
- Protein 40.1 g
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white wine vinegar