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Seared Tuna with Oriental Citrus Sauce Mirabelle Jb

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Category: Main Dish, Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • -----------------------------------SAUCE-----------------------------------
  • 2 1/2 c Fresh orange juice
  • 3 tb Fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tb Fresh lime juice
  • 3/4 c Tamari or soy sauce
  • 1 tb Balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tb Asian sesame oil
  • 1/3 c Chopped peeled fresh
  • -gingerroot


3 tb Vegetable oil
6 1"-thick (6-oz) tuna steaks
1 c Black sesame seeds

available at Asian markets and many specialty foods shops and supermarkets

Note: Can be prepared in 45 minutes or less.

Make sauce In a large saucepan combine citrus juices, tamari or soy sauce,
vinegar, oil, and gingerroot and simmer 15 minutes. Pour sauce through a
fine sieve into a bowl. Sauce may be made 1 day ahead and chilled, covered.
Reheat sauce before preceeding.

Preheat oven to 400øF.

In a large non-stick skillet heat oil over moderately high heat until hot
but not smoking. Coat 2 tuna steaks with sesame seeds and sear 1 minute on
each side, transferring to a baking sheet. Coat and sear remaining 4 tuna
steaks in batches in same manner. Cook tuna in middle of oven 3 minutes for

Cut each tuna steak into 4 slices and arrange slices, cut sides up, on 6
plates. Pour about 1/4 cup sauce around tuna on each plate.

Serves 6.

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