From Michael Ruhlman’s cookbook, Ratio.
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- 3 tablespoons black sesame seeds
- 3 tablespoons white sesame seeds
- 2 pieces tuna fish fillets (about 1 pound)
- 1 teaspoon wasabi paste
- 1 tablespoon cooking oil
- 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice (or other vinegar)
- 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
- 3 tablespoons olive oil, avocado oil (or other oil)
- salt and pepper
- 2 large handfuls salad greens (optional)
- 1In a shallow bowl, add the black and the white sesame seeds. Pat the tuna very dry. smear a bit of wasabi paste on both sides of the fish. Season the fish with salt and pepper.
- 2Heat a frying pan over medium-high heat and add the cooking oil. When the oil is shimmering, carefully lay the tuna fillets in the pan, not touching. Cook for 2 minutes then flip the tuna. Cook 2 minutes, then flip the fillets to its side to cook 1 minute. Flip one more time to cook the other side for 1 minute so that you have a good sear on all sides, taking care not to burn the sesame seeds. If the seeds start turning brown too quickly, lower the heat. Remove the fish to a plate.
- 3In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, ginger and the oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- 4Slice the fish into thin slices and arrange on a plate. Drizzle some of the lime-ginger vinaigrette over the fish. Toss the remaining lime-ginger vinaigrette with salad greens, if desired.
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Nutritional Facts for Sesame Seared Tuna W/Lime Ginger Vinaigrette
Serving Size: 1 (485 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 292.7
- Calories from Fat 189
- Total Fat 21.0 g
- Saturated Fat 2.9 g
- Cholesterol 49.5 mg
- Sodium 72.0 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 3.5 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.6 g
- Sugars 0.1 g
- Protein 22.9 g
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