Seared Tuna Pepper Steaks

Seared Tuna Pepper Steaks Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


I love fresh ahi and this sounds great.

From Bon Appetit August 1999.

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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

How to Make Seared Tuna Pepper Steaks


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

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About Seared Tuna Pepper Steaks

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

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