Seared Tuna Pepper Steaks Recipe

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Seared Tuna Pepper Steaks

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

I love fresh ahi and this sounds great.

From Bon Appetit August 1999.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

4 7-oz
ahi tuna steaks (each about 1-inch thick
1 Tbsp
coarsely cracked black pepper
2 tsp
sesame oil
2 Tbsp
soy sauce
1/4 c
dry sherry
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh chives or green onion tops

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sprinkle tuna steaks on both sides with salt, then sprinkle with coarsely cracked black pepper, pressing gently to adhere.
2
Heat sesame oil in large nonstick skillet over high heat. Add tuna steaks and sear until brown outside and just opaque in center, about 3 minutes per side.
3
Using tongs, transfer tuna steaks to platter. Tent platter loosely with foil to keep tuna steaks warm. Add soy sauce, then Sherry to same skillet.
4
Reduce heat and simmer until mixture is slightly reduced, scraping up any browned bits, about 1 minute.
5
Spoon sauce over tuna steaks. Sprinkle with chives or green onion tops.

About this Recipe

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