Tuna Tataki

Monahan's Seafood Market | Fresh Whole Fish, Fillets, Shellfish, Recipes, Catering & Lunch Counter-Ann Arbor, Michigan

Serves 4

  • 1/2- 3/4 lb. Sashimi grade tuna- cut into long, approximately 1¼ x 2 ½” logs
  • 1/4 cup black sesame seeds
  • 1 T peanut oil or olive oil

Mike’s Makeshift Dipping Sauce

  • 1/4 cup Kikkoman  ponzu
  • 1/2 T fresh lemon juice
  • 1 t fish sauce
  • 1/2-1 t sriracha sauce to taste
  • 1 T sake or dry vermouth

(all ingredients except sake or vermouth available at Monahan’s)

Spread sesame seeds out on a cutting board. Roll and press tuna log to evenly coat each side. Heat a heavy pan or skillet over medium- high heat. Add oil, when hot add tuna and sear about 1-2 minutes on each side – flip when fish looks cooked about 1/8 inch into the log.

With a thin very sharp knife, slice thin (about 1/8 inch) and fan out on the plate. Serve with dipping sauce.

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