Delicious, fresh tuna is hard to beat and this Asian inspired recipe is just delish and oh so healthy.
For Sesame Seared Tuna, You Will Need:
1/4 c soy sauce
1 tbsp mirin (Japanese sweet wine)
1 tbsp honey
2 tbsp sesame oil
1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
4 tuna steaks
1/2 c sesame seeds
1 tbsp olive oil
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.
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.
Heat olive oil in a cast iron fry pan over high heat until very hot. Place steaks in the pan, and sear for about 30 seconds on each side.
Slice and serve with the dipping sauce and wasabi paste.