Pan-seared Tuna With Ginger-shiitake Cream Sauce Recipe

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Pan-Seared Tuna With Ginger-Shiitake Cream Sauce

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


This is a company-worthy dish that is easy to prepare. The sauce is absolutely delicious and will get you lots of rave reviews.

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15 Min


15 Min


Stove Top


6 6-oz
tuna steaks, 1-inch thick
2 Tbsp
peanut oil
3 Tbsp
1/3 c
green onions, thinly sliced
1/4 c
cilantro, chopped
2 Tbsp
ginger root, finely chopped
4 clove
garlic, finely chopped
8 oz
shiitake mushrooms, sliced
6 Tbsp
soy sauce
1 1/2 c
whipping cream
3 Tbsp
fresh lime juice
lime wedges, optional
cilantro sprigs, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 200°F. Sprinkle 1 side of tuna steaks with pepper. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in heavy large skillet over high heat. Place tuna steaks, pepper side down, in hot oil and sear 2 minutes. Turn tuna over and continue cooking to desired doneness, about 2 minutes for rare. Transfer tuna to rimmed baking sheet; keep warm in oven.
Add butter, sliced green onions, cilantro, ginger and chopped garlic to same skillet and saute until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Mix in mushrooms and soy sauce and simmer 30 seconds. Add whipping cream and simmer until sauce lightly coats back of spoon, about 3 minutes. Stir in lime juice.
Spoon sauce onto plates; arrange tuna atop sauce. Garnish with lime wedges and cilantro sprigs, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Hawaiian/Polynesian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy