Sesame Crusted Tuna served with Peas and Onions

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It’s a light and nutritious dish and is simple enough for a weekend night meal in under 30 minutes!

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Sesame Crusted Tuna served with Peas and Onions

This is a light and nutritious dish yet still full of flavour and on the table in minutes.
Servings 4 people
Total Time 20 mins

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 300 gr sugar snap peas 
  • 12 spring onions 
  • Splash red wine vinegar 
  • 4 tuna steaks
  • ¼ cup soy sauce 
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil 
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • ½ cup sesame seeds 
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar 
  • 1 tbsp mirin
  • oilve oil

Instructions

  • Tip the sesame seeds onto a plate and set them aside. 
  • Mix together the mirin, soy sauce, honey and sesame oil in a bowl then pour half into a small ramekin. Add the rice wine vinegar to the ramekin and a couple of sliced spring onions then stir and set aside. 
    sesame crusted tuna served with peas and onions recipe home cooking with julie neville1
  • Pour the remaining sauce over the tuna steaks and ensure all sides are coated. 
    sesame crusted tuna served with peas and onions recipe home cooking with julie neville1
  • Heat a pan over high heat and add a tablespoon of olive oil. 
  • Coat the tuna steaks in the sesame seeds pressing them into the fish then place the steaks into the hot pan. 
    sesame crusted tuna served with peas and onions recipe home cooking with julie neville1
  • Cook for a minute or two on each side. 
    sesame crusted tuna served with peas and onions recipe home cooking with julie neville1
  • In the meantime, heat a little olive oil in a separate frying pan on high and add in the sugar snap peas and sliced spring onions and saute for a few minutes until cooked but still crunchy. Add a splash of red wine vinegar towards the end of cooking. 
    sesame crusted tuna served with peas and onions recipe home cooking with julie neville1
  • To serve, tip the peas and onions into a serving bowl, slice the tuna and spread onto a platter and place the ramekin of dipping sauce alongside. 
  • Sprinkle any remaining spring onions over the top of the tuna. 
    sesame crusted tuna served with peas and onions recipe home cooking with julie neville1
Course: Main Course
Keyword: Fish, Pescatarian, Tuna

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