Asian Sesame Seared or Grilled Tuna Gluten Free! Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Asian Sesame Seared or Grilled Tuna Gluten Free! Recipe
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Asian Sesame Seared or Grilled Tuna Gluten Free!

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"This is a combination of two fabulous marinades. My kids absolutely love it and ask for me to make it all the time! And, just by using a gluten-free soy sauce, the entire recipe is gluten free! Serve with wasabi paste and rice."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 20 mins

Directions

  1. Whisk tamari, sesame oil, mirin, honey, vinegar, ginger, green onions, and garlic together in a bowl until marinade is evenly mixed. Place tuna steaks in the marinade and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  2. Spread sesame seeds onto a plate. Remove tuna from marinade and discard marinade. Press tuna into sesame seeds until evenly coated.
  3. Heat olive oil in a cast iron skillet over high heat until very hot; cook tuna in the hot oil until cooked to desired doneness, 30 seconds to 5 minutes per side.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • Grilling option: do not coat tuna with sesame seeds! Spray grill with non-stick cooking spray for grills. Heat grill until very hot. Grill tuna on each side for 2 minutes (for medium rare).
  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the marinade ingredients. The actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
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May 04, 2014

I was planning on salt, pepper and searing the tuna I bought, but I decided to look for a recipe here instead. This was a great one. The tuna turned out great -- very tasty and savory. This is a keeper1

 
Sep 30, 2014

Delicious! I made extra marinade and used it as a dressing with a lettuce and arugula salad

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 487 kcal
  • 24%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 14.6 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 65 mg
  • 22%
  • Fat
  • 27.6 g
  • 43%
  • Fiber
  • 1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 42.8 g
  • 86%
  • Sodium
  • 1066 mg
  • 43%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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