How to make it

  • Prepare the marinade. Add all marinade ingredients to a small bowl and mix well. Reserve half of this marinade in a separate container to use as a dipping sauce.
  • Get a glass baking dish or other non-reactive container to marinade the tuna in. You want the tuna steaks to fit snuggly in the dish so that they are surrounded nicely with the marinade. Pour the marinade into the dish and put the tuna steaks in and kind of swirl the marinade around so that you coat the fish well. Cover with some plastic wrap and refrigerate. Another option is to pour the marinade in a large zip lock bag, add the tuna, and then squeeze out the air. Marinade for 30 minutes to an hour, turning the tuna about half way through.
  • Remove tuna from fridge and let stand at room temperature for about 20 minutes or so.
  • Remove tuna from marinade, shaking off any excess marinade and dry on paper towels.
  • Heat a saute pan over medium heat and add 1 tablespoon of sesame oil. The oil should be hot but not smoking.
  • While the pan is heating, arrange your sesame seeds on a flat dish. Roll the tuna around in the seeds pressing down as you roll ensuring the seeds are packed into the tuna nicely.
  • Add the tuna to the hot saute pan and shake it a bit to make sure the tuna does not stick. Sear for 30 to 40 seconds on both sides.
  • Remove and serve with the reserved dipping sauce.

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    " It was excellent "
    mofish ate it and said...
    Taste was fantastic, had some issues with sesame seeds falling off but I think thats because I didnt press them in enough. Also, make sure you use tongs to turn them over, or you'll scrape off your seeds!
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  • courtdort 7 years ago
    THANK YOU! Just cooked this for dinner with fresh tuna steaks and it was amazing! A keeper:)
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  • chefability 10 years ago
    OOOPS! So sorry about that folks.

    I added the marinade/dipping sauce ingredients...

    Thanks for your interest!
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  • maryannw 10 years ago
    what is the marinade???
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  • lentini 10 years ago
    Hi there!

    Am I missing something? What do I put in the marinade. sauce??
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