Recipe:Coriander Crusted Tuna with Citrus Ginger Sauce

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes

A light coriander crust compliments the fish and pairs nicely with a zing from the citrus ginger sauce, proving that despite it's popularity on restaurant menus, Tuna is actually simple to cook at home! Serves - .

Ingredients

Serving Size
  • For Fish:

    Qty
  • Skinless Yellowfin Tuna Steaks, thawed

    1.5 lbs
    Qty 2 Steaks
    $11.97
  • Ground Coriander

    Qty 2 Tbsp.
  • Cilantro, Leaves Picked and Stored in Water

    Qty ½ Bunch
  • Thinly Sliced Green Onions

    Qty 1 tsp.
  • Light Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    Qty To taste
  • Coarse Sea Salt

    1 bottle
    Qty To taste
    $5.38
  • Freshly Ground Black Peppercorns

    1 bottle
    Qty To taste
    $5.78
  • For Citrus Ginger Sauce:

    Qty
  • Chopped Ginger

    Qty 2 Tbsp.
  • Chopped Garlic

    Qty 1 Tbsp.
  • Honey

    Qty 1 Tbsp.
  • Soy Sauce, Low Sodium

    Qty 1 Tbsp.
  • Orange juice

    Qty ½ Cup
  • Lime juice

    Qty 2 limes

Cooking
Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients for Citrus Ginger Sauce. Mix well and reserve.
  2. Season all sides with coarse sea salt and black peppercorns.
  3. Coat all sides of the tuna in coriander, by rolling in coriander on a plate or shallow baking dish.
  4. In pan over medium high heat, add oil to coat bottom and heat until almost smoking.
  5. Add tuna and sear on first side for 90 seconds.
  6. Turn and sear for an additional minute.
  7. Add the sauce mixture and cook for one minute, remove tuna.*
  8. Reduce sauce by ½, or until it coats the back of a spoon.
  9. Slice and serve tuna, spooning sauce over top and garnishing with chopped scallions and cilantro. *USDA recommends cooking fish and shellfish to a minimum internal temperature of 145°F.

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