Delicious recipe and instructions for how to pan sear tuna steak coated in sesame seeds. Great avocado wasabi puree dip to go along with the tuna.
Prep Time: 15minutes
Cook Time: 5minutes
Total Time: 20minutes
Pan Seared Tuna
2sushi grade tuna steaks1 inch thick
1/4cupwhite sesame seeds
1/4cupblack sesame seeds
Avocado Wasabi Puree
1tspwasabi paste(or amount to your taste)
1/3cuplight soy sauce
juice 2 limes
1tspfresh grated ginger
Cut the tuna into 1 inch strips. Coat them in a mixture of black and white sesame seeds. Mince the remaining tuna into 1/4 inch pieces and mix them in the marinade of soy sauce, grated ginger, dried chilies, and juice of 1 lime.
To prepare avocado sauce, mix avocado, wasabi and juice of 1 lime in a food processor till smooth. This is best used within one hour of preparation as the dip discolours quickly.
Heat oil in a skillet over high heat. Slowly place the coated tuna steaks in the skillet and sear for about 30 seconds per side.
Slice the tuna diagonally and serve with the marinated tuna, avocado dip and salmon roe.