Brad's sesame crusted seared ahi tuna. I like to serve sesame-crusted ahi tuna steaks two ways depending on how hungry we are, hehe. I cut the seared fish into thin slices serve them with some pickled cucumbers and soy ginger-lime dipping sauce, or with brown rice and tons of vegetables to make a healthy tuna bowl. Easy, great tasting tuna coated with sesame seeds, and quickly seared.
Don't have iron skillet – used non-stick. Gordon Ramsay shows the brigade how to make his sesame seed crusted seared tuna starter on The F Word. In a shallow dish, combine the two types of sesame seeds and stir to mix. You can have Brad's sesame crusted seared ahi tuna using 10 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Brad's sesame crusted seared ahi tuna
- It’s 4 (6 oz) of ahi tuna steaks.
- Prepare of Sea salt, white pepper, and garlic powder.
- Prepare 1/4 cup of white sesame seeds.
- It’s 1/8 cup of black sesame seeds.
- It’s 3 tbs of Canola oil for frying.
- Prepare of Garnishment.
- You need of Wasabi.
- It’s of Oyster sauce.
- It’s of Lemongrass paste.
- It’s of Fresh cilantro.
Season the tuna with salt and pepper and dredge in the sesame seeds, coating the tuna. Searing tuna is actually an easy task! Season the tuna steaks with salt and pepper, then coat the steaks with sesame seeds on both sides, pressing them into the fish to stick. Then, add oil to a medium stainless steel or cast iron skillet over medium-high heat.
Brad's sesame crusted seared ahi tuna instructions
- Remove fish from packages. Do not rinse..
- Sprinkle both sides with salt, pepper, and garlic powder..
- Mix both sesame seeds in a lg flat dish..
- Heat oil in a LG frying pan on medium high heat until oil just starts to smoke..
- Dredge tuna in sesame seeds coating all sides and edges..
- Sear 1 minute each side. Just until white sesame seeds start turning golden brown..
- Remove tuna to a cutting board. Let rest 2 minutes. Slice tuna about 3/8 of an inch thick. Arrange on a plate either how shown in the picture or in a fan pattern. Garnish accordingly. Serve immediately. Enjoy..
Ahi tuna is best served either raw, or seared on the outside and left pink and soft on the inside. While you can sear it without the sesame crust, I love the extra crunch and flavor that it creates. That looks a little more than seared. Mix white and black sesame seeds with salt & pepper. Roll pieces till all sides are covered.