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Sesame Seared Tuna

Course Main Course

Ingredients

  • 1/4 C soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp mirin (Japanese sweet wine)
  • 1 Tbsp Dutch Gold Golden Honey
  • 2 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 4 6 oz tuna steaks
  • 1/2 C sesame seeds
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • wasabi paste

Instructions

  1. In small bowl, stir together the soy sauce, mirin, honey and sesame oil. Divide into 2 equal parts. Stir the rice wine vinegar into one art and set aside as a dipping sauce. Spread the sesame seeds out on a plate. Coat tune steaks with the remaining soy sauce mixture, then press into the sesame seeds to coat. Heat olive oil in a cast iron skillet over high heat until very hot. Place steaks in the pan, and sear for about 30 seconds on each side. Serve with the dipping sauce and wasabi paste.