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Seared Sesame Tuna with Orange-Ginger Sauce

Photo: Oxmoor House
Prep time 7 mins
Cook time 7 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 steak and 1 1/2 tablespoons sauce)
The sesame seeds tend to pop out of the skillet as the tuna cooks, so use caution and wear an oven mitt when you turn over the fish.Prep: 7 minutes; Cook: 7 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tablespoons orange-ginger sauce and glaze (such as Iron Chef)
  • 1 tablespoon seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 4 (6-ounce) tuna steaks (about 1 inch thick)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 3 tablespoons black sesame seeds
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions

Nutrition Information

  • calories 317
  • caloriesfromfat 32 %
  • fat 11 g
  • satfat 1.6 g
  • monofat 4.2 g
  • polyfat 4.1 g
  • protein 42.3 g
  • carbohydrate 10.4 g
  • fiber 1.9 g
  • cholesterol 77 mg
  • iron 3.3 mg
  • sodium 302 mg
  • calcium 165 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients, stirring well with a whisk; set aside.

  2. Heat canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle steaks evenly with salt. Combine sesame seeds and black sesame seeds in a shallow dish. Dredge steaks in sesame seeds. Lightly coat both sides of fish with cooking spray. Add fish to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Sprinkle evenly with onions; serve with orange-ginger sauce.

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