Heat a heavy bottom, stainless steel pan over high heat. Let cool) 2 tbsps wasabi powder Salt and pepper is fine, or you can add sesame seeds like I’ve done below. Hi April: If it smells fishy, don’t buy it. Thank YOU for visiting and sharing your thoughts. Now, I'm sharing my lifestyle in the hope that it will help others. PLEASE KEEP IN MIND: The recipe is not KETO or LOW CARB if you are using the mirin dipping sauce. Hey Lorie: The tuna shown is quite thick so adjust the cooking time accordingly. Ask the following questions: Ahi tuna should be fresh looking with a nice sheen to the steak. When you flip, make sure you flip to a section of the pan that wasn’t just cooked on. Saw this on FB and had to click through – I love ahi tuna, but I’ve never tried making it like this at home. Cook the fish for 30 seconds on top and bottom and sides and 10 seconds on the ands. Thank you for writing and please let me know if you find the right one. We will have to try this recipe. The wasabi mayo is wickedly good. Set aside. When it is shimmering, but not yet smoking, carefully add in the sesame crusted tuna. It was a huge success! Ahi Tuna holds up especially well on the grill. Seared ahi tuna with crispy sesame green beans is a gourmet recipe made right at home! My one piece of advice: never buy Ahi tuna on sale. Scott, Hi Milly: Thanks so much! Just love the fresh flavors. Thank you for making this delicious tuna and sharing your thoughts on it. In SIX MONTHS I lost 10+ INCHES off of my waistline by eating my own low carb recipes. What you are looking for is freshness. Mix well with a fork to incorporate. This meaty, amazing fish is decked out with sesame seeds, giving its exterior a texture that's sublime. Mix the sesame seeds on a plate. community grows stronger. If you wish to use images on this site, contact first to info @ idratherbeachef.com and always link back to idratherbeachef.com if you refer to any material (e.g. Thanks for clicking through and taking a look! It’s really easy to sear ahi tuna. My whole life I have fought and lost the weight loss battle... until recently when I changed my entire way of eating to Low Carb / Keto. Serve with the Wasabi Mayo, Mirin Dipping Sauce and some pickled ginger. 1/2 Cup Mayonnaise, store bought works fine, 2-3 TSP Wasabi Powder, depending on how spicy you like, 1/2 TSP Braggs Liquid Aminos, Or soy sauce, 1/4 Cup Braggs Liquid Aminos, Or soy sauce. Hope you have a fantastic day in the kitchen! I hope that you enjoy it as much as we did. IT IS KETO WITHOUT THE MIRIN DIPPING SAUCE. Hi Carol: It seems as though the tuna in the seafood cases just don’t excite me, particularly with their extreme price tag. If you like, you can also share your specific comments, positive or negative - as well as any tips or substitutions - in the written review space. I first fell in love with seared ahi tuna with a sesame seed crust in Nantucket. Slice thinly. Delightfully simple. I remember clearly that the tuna was ruby red and perfect. Step 5: Sear each side for 20-30 seconds dependent on the thickness of your tuna. Set avocado slices on a bed of salad greens and then place tuna steak(s) on top. Ha, great tip. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. If it was frozen, ask when it was defrosted. Take care and happy cooking! Absolutely delicious- thank you for visiting and sharing your thoughts. The Mirin Dipping Sauce is outstanding. When the oil is hot, add the Ahi tuna to the pan. Scott, […] you’re serving as a side salad at dinner, it pairs incredibly well with a Crunchy Seared Ahi Tuna […]. Make sure to sear the ends as well! Add all ingredients to a bowl. I'm just a regular guy who has battled with weight for over 25 years. Have an excellent day in the kitchen- Going low carb (sometimes keto) gave me a new lease on life. Copyright © 2015 ‐ 2019 — I'd Rather Be A Chef • All rights reserved. Scott. Mix well with a fork to incorporate. Drizzle with wasabi mayonnaise and anago sauce over the fish and serve. You can rate this recipe by giving it a score of one, two, three, or four forks, which will be averaged out with other cooks' ratings. Thanks for the tip on the powdered wasabi, made this last week really good so making it again tonight. Coat the tuna steaks with the remaining soy sauce mixture, then press into the sesame seeds to coat. (Combine ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Hey Olivia: If you have a squeeze bottle, pour … Remember that my site started as a Gluten Free blog and has moved into a Low Carb, Keto and Gluten Free blog. You can use those tips with all the fish that you buy at the store- it has saved my bacon more than once! Step 3 Heat olive oil in a cast iron skillet over high heat until very hot. Scott. Add oil to the heated skillet. Scott. 6 tbsps soy sauce All text and images are fully copyrighted. They all fall under the Ahi category. You are looking for freshness because you’re not going to be cooking it all the way through! Within minutes, we were eating a mind blowing, simple and delicious appetizer. Let boil for a minute and reduce to simmer until slightly thickened. Remove from the heat and slice in 1/4″ slices. Step 3: Season the tuna. When buying Ahi, you will either be buying yellowfin, bluefin or big eye tuna. Ask when the fish arrived and if it was fresh or frozen. Anago Sauce A bright avocado-mango salsa pairs with crunchy sesame … Caroline and I were there with her brother, some friends and a beautiful, fresh caught piece of tuna. I’ve got more Asian inspired low carb recipes coming out soon, but in the meantime check out some of these Gluten Free Asian Style recipes: Gluten Free Stir Fry Noodles With Chicken. Powered by the Parse.ly Publisher Platform (P3). Tip for good fish, have a boss/friend that goes to Mexican waters and brings you Yellowtail, Yellowfin and fresh caught Bluefin because you cover for him while he’s gone. Heat a medium stainless steel, or cast iron skillet, over medium high heat. Remove to cutting board and slice the steaks into 1/2-inch thick pieces at an angle or leave whole if you prefer. Step 6: When seared on each side, remove the tuna from the pan and slice into 1/4″ pieces. https://thewoodenskillet.com/simple-seared-ahi-tuna-recipe-whole30-paleo Sign up for my LOW CARB NEWSLETTER or read more about my JOURNEY. Gorgeous restaurant-style plating, Scott! This is a delicious recipe. Completely coat the tuna steaks in the mixture, pressing seeds and seasonings into the flesh. Add all ingredients to a bowl. A good substitute is Braggs Liquid Aminos as a soy sauce alternative. Scott. Open sesame! When the oil is hot (chuck a sesame seed in and it should sizzle. Just follow these simple steps: Step 2: Trim the tuna to allow as much of the protein to contact the pan as possible. Thank you Bumble Bee SuperFresh® for sponsoring this post. Take care and happy cooking! Heat the oil in a large, shallow frying pan over high heat. I made this for a friend who is used to dining at 5 star restaurants and country clubs. •, Every day the Low Carb and Keto I LOVE seared ahi tuna! Press the fish on top to make sure it is covered with sesame seeds on all sides. Hope that you have a fantastic afternoon- Hi Andrea: Repeat on all sides including the ends. Hi Tiffany: You’re going to love making tuna like this- it is really tasty. This is a true delight. If you have a squeeze bottle, pour into the bottle and decorate the plate. Filed Under: Asian, Bite Sized Food, Blog, Cooking Method, Core Ingredient, Cuisine Type, Dairy Free, Entrees, Fall, Fish & Seafood, Front Page, Gluten Free, Low Carb, Lunch, Paleo, Pan or Skillet, Primal, Recipe Type, Season, Special Dietary Needs, Spring, Summer, Wheat Belly Friendly Tagged With: dairy free, dipping sauce, gluten free recipe, healthy recipe, paleo recipe, seafood recipe, seared ahi tuna, wasabi mayo.