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Seared Ahi Tuna with Wasabi Mayo

prep:2 hours to 4 hours
cook:6 minutes
ready in:2 hours to 4 hours
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  • Serves: 2
  • Calories: 1147
  • Total Fat: 96g
  • Total Carbohydrate: 21g
  • Protein: 41g

Being sushi lovers, a seared tuna recipe was a must for this book. The wasabi mayonnaise truly brings out the best in the ahi, providing a savory touch with a hint of heat.

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Note, these instructions are written assuming the standard serving size, since you have modified the number of servings, these steps may need to be modified for best results
  1. Combine ginger root, sesame oil, red pepper flakes, lime juice, fish sauce, 2 tbsp coconut aminos and garlic in a small mixing bowl and whisk together.
  2. Place tuna steaks in a container and allow to marinate for 2–4 hours prior to cooking.
  3. Preheat grill to high heat.
  4. Place tuna steaks on preheated grill and sear on each side (approximately 3 minutes per side for rare tuna).
  5. Slice thinly and serve with a drizzle of wasabi mayonnaise and a small dish of coconut aminos.


Consuming undercooked fish increases your risk of food-borne illness, be sure to always purchase fresh, sushi-grade tuna when serving rare.

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  1. April 20, 2012

    After moving back to So. Cali from Hawaii, one of the main things I was missing was amazing ahi!!! When I bought the cookbook I knew I had to make it!!! It was so great!!! I over seared one of the steaks, while it was still good, the rarer the better. I have found my replacement for my Spicy Ahi Poke addiction. Yay!!! :)

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