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    Seared Tuna in Wasabi Sauce

    Seared Tuna in Wasabi Sauce. Photo by Rita~

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    Rita~'s Note:

    This tuna is seared and still raw insde so be sure to get sushi quality tuna. I myself like it that way!

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine wine, lime, onion, ginger and garlic in a saucepan over medium heat. Simmer to reduce to about 2 tablespoons.
    2. 2
      Place reduced sauce in blender with the butter, soy and wasabi and blend till smooth and butter is melted.
    3. 3
      Place in a bowl.
    4. 4
      Stir in cilantro.
    5. 5
      Preheat grill high. It needs to be very hot!
    6. 6
      Mix olive oil and 1 tablespoon sauce together. Brush tuna steaks with the sauce and oil mixture.
    7. 7
      Grill for 90 seconds then turn and continue grilling for 90 seconds more.
    8. 8
      If you just want the tuna seared remove from grill now. Otherwise continue grilling for 1 minute on each side again.
    9. 9
      Serve tuna topped with the yummy sauce.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 26, 2009

      45

      this was quite good. i had a LOT of sauce left over, so i used it as a gravy on my wasabi mashed potatoes i served with this. I just wish there was a way to cut down the butter, so i might try altering this a bit.

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    • on November 10, 2008

      45

      This is really great sauce for seared tuna. We both really liked it. The sauce takes awhile to reduce (mine took over 20 minutes) so make sure to plan accordingly.

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    • on July 24, 2008

      55

      This was excellent. We used cilantro, but I think the parsley would have been great, too. We also used 1 tablespoon of wasabi paste because I'm afraid of that stuff. But, if I were to make it again, I would use 2 tablespoons. I've been so disappointed with internet recipes lately - this was a wonderful change!!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Seared Tuna in Wasabi Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (253 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 447.0
     
    Calories from Fat 233
    52%
    Total Fat 25.9 g
    39%
    Saturated Fat 12.1 g
    60%
    Cholesterol 105.3 mg
    35%
    Sodium 240.0 mg
    10%
    Total Carbohydrate 2.3 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    0%
    Sugars 0.8 g
    3%
    Protein 40.3 g
    80%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    limes

    fresh ginger

    wasabi paste

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