Seafood: Seared Tuna with Fresh Wasabi Sauce

posted by bingham 06-08-101 3:30 PM

Seared Tuna with Fresh Wasabi Sauce
Servings: 4
Serving size: 6 oz.
Preparation time: 20 minutes.

4 (6 oz.) Pieces of fresh Tuna
3 Tbs. Peanut oil, divided
1-1/2 tsp. Oriental (dark) Sesame oil
1 Tbs. Dry Sherry
1-1/2 tsp. Minced fresh ginger
1/2 cup Radish sprouts
2 Green onions, thinly sliced
1/3 cup Soy Sauce low sodium
6 Tbs. Fresh ground Wasabi
1 large cucumber, seeded, peeled and julienned

Whisk soy sauce, 2 Tbs. Peanut oil, sherry, sesame oil and ginger. Stir in green onion. Set aside.

Sprinkle tuna with salt and pepper. Heat remaining 1 Tbs. Peanut oil in heavy large skillet over high heat. Add tuna and sear until opaque in center, about 3 minutes per side.

Spoon cucumber onto center of plates. Top with tuna. Add the ground fresh wasabi to the sauce and spoon sauce around. Garnish with radish sprouts.

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