Sesame Crusted Tuna Recipe

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Submitted by bethybatwings

Makes 2 servings



Yellowfin Tuna with a sesame coating

Recipe Ingredients for Sesame Crusted Tuna

1/2 avocado
1/2 mango
1 tbsp lime juice
1/4 tsp ground ginger
10 sprigs cilantro
6 oz tuna, yellowfin
1 tbsp sesame oil
1/4 cup sesame seeds
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp salt

Recipe Directions for Sesame Crusted Tuna

  1. Preheat grill for medium heat. Lightly oil grate.

  2. Mix together the avocado, mango, lime juice, ground ginger, and cilantro in a bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Set aside until ready to serve.

  3. Spread the sesame seeds over the bottom of a shallow dish. Brush the tuna steaks with the sesame oil, and dip into the sesame seeds, evenly coating both sides.

  4. Place tuna steaks on prepared grill. Cook until fish turns opaque, turning once, about 4 minutes for 1 inch thick steaks. Serve immediately with summer salsa and additional wasabi on the side.

Categories

Fish, Main Dish, Grill

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 231.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
441
Calories from Fat
272
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
30.2g
46%
Saturated Fat
4.7g
24%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
26mg
9%
Sodium
345mg
14%
Potassium
765mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
18.6g
6%
Dietary Fiber
6.8g
27%
Sugars
8.2g
Protein
27.3g
Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 41%
Calcium 20% Iron 21%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
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