Sesame Seared Tuna Recipe

Looking for an easy Sesame Seared Tuna recipe? Learn how to make Sesame Seared Tuna using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by b_griff

Makes 4 servings



"Easy, great tasting tuna coated with sesame seeds, and quickly seared. This tuna is served rare, so be sure to use a good quality fresh tuna."

Recipe Ingredients for Sesame Seared Tuna

1/4 cup soy sauce
1 tablespoon mirin
1 tablespoon honey
2 tablespoons sesame oil
1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
24 ounce tuna steaks
1/2 cup sesame seeds
1 tablespoon olive oil

Recipe Directions for Sesame Seared Tuna

  1. In a small bowl, stir together the soy sauce, mirin, honey and sesame oil. Divide into two equal parts. Stir the rice vinegar into one part and set aside as a dipping sauce.

  2. Spread the sesame seeds out on a plate. Coat the tuna steaks with the remaining soy sauce mixture, then press into the sesame seeds to coat.

  3. Heat olive oil in a cast iron skillet over high heat until very hot. Place steaks in the pan, and sear for about 30 seconds on each side. Serve with the dipping sauce and wasabi paste.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 227.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
539
Calories from Fat
268
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
29.8g
46%
Saturated Fat
5.4g
27%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
83mg
28%
Sodium
1018mg
42%
Potassium
671mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
11.5g
4%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
9%
Sugars
5.6g
Protein
55.0g
Vitamin A 86% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 20% Iron 28%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin B12
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