Asian Sesame Tuna

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6 oz. Ahi tuna (coated in black and white sesame seeds)
2 oz.  Black and white sesame seeds, mixed
6 oz. Fresh clipped green beans (blanched)
1 oz. Chili garlic oil
8 oz.  Cooked basmati rice
2 oz. Ginger soy glaze

Ginger Soy Glaze

  • Soy sauce
  • Water
  • Brown sugar
  • Brown mustard
  • Minced garlic and ginger
  • Mix to thicken

Chili Garlic Oil

  • Olive oil
  • Chopped garlic
  • Oregano
  • Basil
  • Thyme
  • Salt and pepper
  • Crushed red pepper


  • Heat the sauté pan to a light smoke and then add oil.
  • Sear the tuna on all sides to a medium/rare heat.
  • Take the tuna out of the pan and cut on a bias.
  • Place the tuna on top of rice.
  • In a separate sauté pan add chili garlic oil and blanched green beans and heat them until heated through.
  • Once they are hot, place them on a plate and drizzle the ginger soy glaze on the entire plate.

Posted by N Dutton