Savor the flavors of the ocean with our delightful Ginger Sesame Seared Ahi Tuna. This dish combines the freshness of Ahi tuna with the zing of ginger and the nuttiness of sesame seeds. It’s a culinary journey that will transport your taste buds to new heights.
Ginger Sesame Seared Ahi Tuna
- 1 lb Ahi tuna steaks
- 2 tbsp soy sauce
- 1 tbsp sesame oil
- 1 tbsp fresh ginger, minced
- 2 tbsp sesame seeds
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Green onions for garnish
- Pat the Ahi tuna steaks dry with a paper towel and season with salt and pepper.
- In a bowl, mix soy sauce, sesame oil, and minced ginger to create the marinade.
- Coat the tuna steaks with the marinade and let them sit for at least 15 minutes.
- Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
- Sear the tuna for 1-2 minutes on each side for a medium-rare doneness.
- Sprinkle sesame seeds over the tuna during the last minute of cooking.
- Remove from heat and let it rest for a few minutes before slicing.
- Garnish with chopped green onions and serve immediately.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Information: (Per Serving)
Calories: 250 | Protein: 30g | Fat: 12g | Carbohydrates: 3g | Fiber: 1g