Sesame Tuna

Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Ana Kelly

This quick tuna dish comes together in minutes! It's perfect for a quick weeknight meal.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 tuna steak)
Recipe from Oxmoor House

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 249
  • Calories from fat: 22%
  • Fat: 6.1g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.4g
  • Protein: 40.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 4.8g
  • Fiber: 2.2g
  • Cholesterol: 77mg
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Sodium: 499mg
  • Calcium: 72mg

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 (6-ounce) tuna steaks (about 1/2 inch thick)
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 12 green onion tops, cut into 2-inch strips
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce

Preparation

  1. Sprinkle salt evenly on fish. Sprinkle sesame seeds on both sides of fish, pressing seeds gently into fish.
  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add fish; cook 2 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Remove from pan, and keep warm.
  3. Add green onions and soy sauce to pan; sauté 3 minutes. Spoon over fish.
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