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Seared Tuna with Toasted Sesame Garlic Ginger Oil and Lemongrass White Balsamic


1/4 cup oil + 3 Tbsp

1/4 cup of balsamic

1/4 cup of soy sauce

1-2 lbs of ahi tuna loin or 2 x 1" steaks

1/2 cup of sesame seed (white and black mix)

2 Tbsp of freshly chopped cilantro


Mix oil, vinegar, soy, and cilantro. Pour marinade over tuna and chill for 1 hour.

Remove tuna from marinade, drain excess marinade off tuna, and coat with sesame seeds on all sides.

Heat 3 Tbsp of sesame oil in a pan until hot.

Sear the tuna on both sides for 2 minutes until 1/8" boarder is formed.

Remove and chill for 1/2 - 1 hour.

Slice tuna and serve with wasabi, soy sauce, and pickled ginger.

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