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Entrees/Seared Sesame Encrusted Tuna w/Mango Slaw

Seared Sesame Encrusted Tuna w/Mango Slaw

Ingredients

  • 1 firm Mango (shredded or fine julienne)
  • 1/4 C chopped cilantro
  • 2 oz Sambucca or Pernod
  • 1/2 Red Onion, julienned
  • 2 Green Onions, chopped
  • 1/2 Red Pepper, julienned
  • 1-2 lbs. piece of Tuna i.e. Wild Yellow Fin
  • 1/8 C White Sesame Seed
  • 1/8 C Black Sesame Seed
  • splash Sesame Seed Oil

Preparation

  1. Mix slaw ingredients and allow to sit for at least 1 hour.

    (Note: As a Sambucca substitute, you can make a simple syrup by simmering and reducing equal parts water and sugar with a star anise)

  1. Cut Tuna in 1" steaks. Lightly coat in Sesame Seed Oil and roll to cover ends in mixture of sesame seeds.

  2. Grill on hot grill for 3 minutes per side. Vary the amount of cooking depending upon how rare you like your tuna.

Assembly

  1. Slice tuna and serve with mango slaw.