Sesame Tuna with Wasabi Mayo

Sesame Tuna with Wasabi Mayo
Cook / Prep Time: 15 min

This Japanese style recipe is fast, simple and delicious.  The wasabi mayo is so easy to make. I would personally recommend buying raw sesame seeds instead of toasted since the sesame seeds will be seared in the pan.   This recipe makes an easy and attractive dish for entertaining guests. - Jen


Ahi Tuna Steak (6oz)
Black and White Sesame seeds (1/4 cup of each type)
¼ cup of Mayo
2 Tbsp Wasabi paste
Pickled Ginger


  • Mix sesame seeds together on a plate. Season tuna with salt and pepper, then roll tuna piece in sesame seeds and cover entirely with seeds.
  • Preheat a pan over high heat. Add a little veg oil and pan sear tuna on all sides (1 to 2 mins a side for rare doneness).
  • Combine mayo and wasabi paste together in a small bowl. Mix well until smooth.
  • Carve tuna and place on plate. Garnish with wasabi mayo and some pickled ginger.

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