Korean-Style Seared Tuna

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by SolightlyUK

I pulled this off the web and it has become one my absolute favourite recipes. We have it at least once a month, sometimes more. Guests never fail to ask for the recipe. Note that prep time and cook time are approximations. It's a very quick and easy recipe.

Top Review by Lex.Write

I love it! It was nice and fast and it tasted wonderful. The only thing I did different was use sesame oil instead of cooking oil to sear it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, sugar, red pepper flakes, and broth.
  2. In a small sauce pan, heat sesame oil.
  3. Stir in the green onion and garlic and cook, stirring, for about 1 minute.
  4. Add the soy sauce mixture; simmer until reduced to approximately 1/3 cup.
  5. Meanwhile, sprinkle the fish with the salt and black pepper.
  6. Heat the cooking oil in a large frying pan over moderately high heat.
  7. Add the tuna and cook until brown, about 3 minutes.
  8. Turn and cook the fish until done to your taste.
  9. (This is best with the tuna still very pink in the center.) When done, cut the tuna into slices and serve with the sauce.

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