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    Sesame Seared Tuna

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    20 mins

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    10 mins

    Tigerlillyblu's Note:

    NewOrleansGiglet @ This is a great recipe. Use very good tuna and marinade overnight (not required, but well worth it). Do not overcook, approximately, one minute on each side.

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    1. 1
      In a small bowl, stir together the soy sauce, mirin, honey and sesame oil.
    2. 2
      Divide into two equal parts.
    3. 3
      Stir the rice vinegar into one part and set aside as a dipping sauce.
    4. 4
      Spread the sesame seeds out on a plate.
    5. 5
      Coat the tuna steaks with the remaining soy sauce mixture, then press into the sesame seeds to coat.
    6. 6
      Heat olive oil in a cast iron skillet over high heat until very hot.
    7. 7
      Place steaks in the pan, and sear for about 30 seconds on each side.
    8. 8
      Serve with the dipping sauce and wasabi paste.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 13, 2010


      Great recipe!! I omitted the mirin
      I have made it a couple of times and its always a big hit!!
      Served it with "Peanutty sesame noodles" and a light salad and it was excellent

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    • on July 28, 2007


      Delicious! This will be made in our home over and over again.

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    • on January 28, 2007


      Delicious Tuna meal. Expecially if the Tuna is fresh from the sea.

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    Nutritional Facts for Sesame Seared Tuna

    Serving Size: 1 (225 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 466.6
    Calories from Fat 247
    Total Fat 27.4 g
    Saturated Fat 4.8 g
    Cholesterol 64.6 mg
    Sodium 1097.0 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 9.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.2 g
    Sugars 4.7 g
    Protein 44.8 g

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    rice wine vinegar

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