Ginger Marinated Seared Sashimi

Ginger Marinated Seared Sashimi Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


We've made this several times and really enjoy it. Although the dipping sauce is good we always serve it with a side of wasabi and pickled ginger too.

From Cooking From the Heart with Sam Choy.

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20 Min
5 Min


2 lb
yellowfin tuna, cut into 2x2-inch blocks of any length (sashimi grade)
2 tsp
fresh ginger
1/2 c
1 Tbsp
brown sugar
1/2 tsp
sesame oil
hawaiian hot chili peppers, finely minced


1/4 c
fresh ginger root
1/2 c
chinese parsley, chopped
1/4 c
scallions, minced
2 clove
garlic, minced
1/2 c
light salad oil

How to Make Ginger Marinated Seared Sashimi


  • 1Marinate the tuna for 45 minutes to an hour in the marinade (shoyu thru hot chilies).
  • 2After marinating, place fish on a hot hibachi or barbecue grill, searing very quickly (about 10 seconds, or less) on all sides.
  • 3Slice as thick or as thin as you like and arrange on an appetizer plate over a bed of shredded cabbage (won bok, head cabbage, purple cabbage, or your favorite sprouts).
  • 4Garnish with black sesame seeds and serve with the following dipping sauce.
  • 5Dipping Sauce:
    In a blender, combine all of the sauce ingredients. Blend for 30 seconds, then adjust seasoning with salt and white pepper to taste. (Do not substitute with black pepper).
  • 6Pour sauce into serving bowls or small individual dip containers and serve with sashimi.

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About Ginger Marinated Seared Sashimi

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Hawaiian/Polynesian