Grilled Ahi Tuna with Sesame Soy Sauce

Grilled Ahi Tuna With Sesame Soy Sauce Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)

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@lazyme5909

A member of the mackerel family, tuna is a large fish with rich, oily, firm flesh. This recipe calls for ahi tuna, also known as yellowfin, a variety that is slightly more flavorful than the mild-tasting albacore. Because its meat is oily and firm, tuna takes well to grilling and pan roasting.

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Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

1/3 c
sesame soy sauce
6
ahi tuna steaks, each 6 oz. and 1 1/2 inches thick

How to Make Grilled Ahi Tuna with Sesame Soy Sauce

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat a grill pan over medium-high heat.
  • 2Divide the sesame soy sauce between 2 small bowls; reserve 1 bowl for serving.
  • 3Brush the tuna steaks with 2 tablespoons of the sauce and arrange them on the pan.
  • 4Grill, turning once and basting often with the sauce, until the tuna is well browned on both sides, about 8 minutes total for medium-rare.
  • 5Serve immediately and pass the reserved bowl of sauce at the table.

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About Grilled Ahi Tuna with Sesame Soy Sauce

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy