Seared Ahi Tuna With Sesame Green Beans Recipe

Seared Ahi Tuna with Sesame Green Beans is a delicious and healthy dish that combines the flavors of fresh tuna and crisp green beans. The tuna is seared to perfection, creating a flavorful crust while keeping the center tender and juicy. The sesame green beans add a nutty and savory element to the dish, complementing the tuna perfectly. This recipe is quick and easy to make, making it a great option for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion.

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Ingredients for Seared Ahi Tuna With Sesame Green Beans Recipe

  • 1 Ahi Tuna Steaks
  • 1/2 pound Green Beans
  • 1 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon Sesame Oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon Honey
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as required Sesame Seeds For Garnish
  • as needed Chopped Green Onions For Garnish
  • as needed Oil For Searing

Directions: Seared Ahi Tuna With Sesame Green Beans Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Start by preparing the green beans. Trim the ends and blanch them in boiling water for 2-3 minutes, then transfer to an ice bath to stop the cooking process.
  • STEP 2.In a large skillet, heat some oil over medium-high heat. Season the tuna steaks with salt and pepper, then sear them for 1-2 minutes on each side, or until desired doneness.
  • STEP 3.Remove the tuna from the skillet and set aside. In the same skillet, add the blanched green beans and cook for 2-3 minutes, until they are tender-crisp.
  • STEP 4.In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, sesame oil, and honey. Pour the sauce over the green beans and toss to coat.
  • STEP 5.Slice the seared tuna and serve it alongside the sesame green beans. Garnish with sesame seeds and chopped green onions, if desired.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to pat dry the tuna steaks before seasoning and searing them to ensure a good crust.
  • For a spicier version, add a pinch of red pepper flakes to the sauce.
  • To achieve a medium-rare doneness, sear the tuna for 1-2 minutes on each side.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover seared tuna can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • The sesame green beans are best served fresh, but any leftovers can be refrigerated and enjoyed within 1-2 days.
  • Serve the seared ahi tuna with sesame green beans as a main course, accompanied by steamed rice or a side salad.
Nutrition
value
244
calories per serving
11 g Fat27 g Protein8 g Carbs10 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    11g
  • Protein
    27g
  • Carbs
    8g
  • Fiber
    10g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    8g
  • Protein
    27g
  • Fiber
    10g

Fats

  • Fat
    11g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    146mg
  • Iron
    5mg
  • Vitamin A
    1052mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    5mg
  • Vitamin B6
    58mg
  • Vitamin B9
    1285mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    102mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    105mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    379mg
  • Selenium
    20mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp