Ahi Tuna Steaks are always a good idea. It’s a proven fact. These delectable, sesame encrusted steaks are easy to make, but just need a little TLC and commitment to findfresh, high quality ingredients. If you’re from North America like us, you’ll find these guys tend to be pretty pricey, but worth it.
- Splash of Sesame Oil
- 1 tbsp – Soy Sauce
- 1/2 freshly squeezed lemon
- 1/2 tsp of freshly grated ginger
- 250 g – Fresh Tuna
- 5 cloves of Garlic thinly liced
- Hot Peppers to your liking (jalapeno, red bonnet etc..)
- Olive Oil ( to heat the pan)
- 1/2 cup of Black Sesame Seeds
- Fresh Parsley (or Cilantro)
- Fry up the garlic in the olive oil for a minute, to get the aromas really going. Fork out the garlic and set them aside. Voila, you’ve got garlic chips!
- Roll the Ahi Tuna in black sesame seeds so that all sides are covered
- Sear each side of tuna in your pan for 15 seconds each – you’ll want it delicious and raw inside
- Let the steak rest for a minute on a plate. Grab a sharp knife and thinly slice the tuna into bite-size pieces.
- Drizzle with dressing.
- Top with finely sliced hot peppers, parsley, fried garlic, and enjoy!