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Sesame-Glazed Tuna Steak

Prep Time:

10 minutes

Cook Time:

5 minutes



About the Recipe

Prepare to indulge in a sensational culinary experience with our recipe for Sesame-Glazed Tuna Steak. These thick, juicy tuna steaks are marinated in a flavorful blend of soy sauce, sesame oil, agave, and a touch of spice. The resulting combination of savory and sweet flavors, with a subtle hint of heat, will awaken your taste buds and leave you craving more. Adorned with vibrant green onions, toasted sesame seeds, and zesty lime wedges, this dish offers a symphony of textures and a burst of freshness. Get ready to savor the exquisite flavors of our Sesame-Glazed Tuna Steak recipe and elevate your dining experience to new heights.

The Ingredients

• (2) 1 1/2" tuna steaks

• 2 tablespoons soy sauce

• 1 tablespoon sesame oil 

• 1 tablespoon agave

• 1/4 teaspoon salt

• 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

• 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 

• 1 tablespoon canola oil or olive oil

• green onions, toasted sesame seeds, and lime wedges for serving

The Method

Step 1

Mix the soy sauce, sesame oil, agave, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper until completely mixed. Coat ahi completely. Allow to marinate at least 10 minutes.

Step 2

Heat a skillet on medium-high to high until very hot. Add the canola oil to the hot pan. Sear the tuna for 1 -1½ minutes on each side for medium rare.

Step 3

Remove to a cutting board. Slice into 1/2 inch slices and serve garnished with green onions, toasted sesame seeds, and a squeeze of fresh lime juice, if desired.

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