Seared Sesame Tuna With Orange Sauce

Total Time
30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

Cooking Light; no need to toast the sesame seeds. They brown in the skillet while the tuna cooks.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring 1 cup water and ¼ teaspoon salt to a boil in a saucepan; gradually stir in couscous; remove from heat, cover, and let stand 5 minutes; fluff with a fork.
  2. While the couscous stands, heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over med-high heat.
  3. Combine ¼ teaspoon salt, sesame seeds, flour, and black pepper in a shallow dish.
  4. Dredge both sides of tuna steaks in sesame seed mixture.
  5. Add fish to pan and cook 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.
  6. Remove fish from pan and keep warm.
  7. While fish cooks, combine orange juice and the next 5 ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil over med-high heat.
  8. Combine 1 tablespoon water with cornstarch, stirring with a whisk until smooth.
  9. Add cornstarch mixture to the pan; cook 2 minutes or until sauce is thickened, stirring often.
  10. Serve fish with couscous and sauce.

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