Seared Ahi Tuna
You won't believe how easy making seared ahi tuna at home is! Deceptively easy and so healthy.
The Main Event
Ahi Tuna Steaks
Ahi Tuna Marinade
Everything But The Bagel Seasoning
Mikes Hot Honey
or regular honey
Juice of 1 lemon
Black Sesame seeds for garnish
In a small bowl combine soy sauce, sesame oil, everything but the bagel seasoning, salt, pepper, lemon juice, and hot honey. Whisk to combine.
In a shallow dish place your tuna steaks and pour marinade over them. Cover and let sit in the refridgerator for 3-6 hours. The longer the better!
Take out your tuna and over high heat get 3 tablesoons of coconut oil screaming hot in a cast iron pan. I use a dutch oven because the sides are tall and there is less splatter.
When the pan is very hot, lay one tuna steak down in the oil. Cook for 45 seconds -1 Minute depending on the level of rareness you like.
Flip to the other side and cook for an additional 45 seconds to 1 minute.
Remove from pan and lay on a cutting board to rest for 5 minutes. Repeat with 2nd tuna steak.
With a serrated knife, cut slices against the grain of the tuna.
Top with sesame seeds and sliced avocado!
This is also delicious with siracha mayo!
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