- 1 tbsp mirin
- 170 grams of tuna steaks
- 32 grams of soy sauce
- 1 tbsp olive oil for cooking
- 1 tbsp honey
- 2 tbsp sesame oil
- 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
- ½ cup of sesame seeds
- Wasabi paste (important)
Easy to prepare, great tasting and very healthy, this sesame seared tuna should ideally be served rare otherwise the taste diminishes. This makes it all the more important to use good quality fresh tuna. Aside from keeping sure that your selection of tuna is fresh, the rest of the ingredients are easy to find and the recipe easy to put together. With the delicious aroma and flavor of sesame overpowering, this tuna dish is packed with flavors of wasabi as well.
- Tuna is touted by many health experts as a powerful superfood that brings in the best of minerals and nutrients. They are rich in omega 3 fatty acids, which are known to help fight joint pain, depression and asthma in children. Tuna is rich in protein and helps to build muscle. This makes it an important pre-workout and post-workout food that enables your body to make new cells and shed fad.
- Tuna produces melatonin, a hormone that helps to control sleep cycles. This makes tuna excellent for individuals suffering from chronic insomnia, helping them feel awake during the day when it is needed in their work hours and sleep during the night when they require the much needed rest.
- Tuna also helps to strengthen the immune system, preventing premature aging, cancer and Crohn’s disease.
How yo make Sesame Seared Tuna
Don’t let the common household name of tuna betray you into thinking it is ‘small prey’. Tuna is actually a very large fish that weighs over 550 pounds and reaching lengths across 6.5 feet. This literally helps put the word ‘big’ in big catch.