Sesame-Crusted Tuna

Written by 
The Canyon Ranch Kitchen

Nutrition Information (per serving)

calories 
265
protein 
25 g
sodium 
516 mg
carbohydrates 
13 g
fat 
12 g
fiber  
3 g
cholesterol 
32 mg
Servings 
4
Ingredients 

1 cup low-sodium tamari sauce
¼ cup brown sugar
4 tuna fillets, about 4 ounces each
4 Tbsp black sesame seeds
4 Tbsp white sesame seeds

Asian Slaw
2 cups julienned bok choy
1½ cups julienned carrot
½ cup julienned red onion
1 cup orange segments
1 cup orange juice
¼ cup rice wine vinegar
½ cup chopped cilantro
½ tsp sea salt

Instructions 
  1. In a small bowl, add soy sauce and sugar and mix well.
  2. Place tuna in glass baking dish and pour the tamari marinade over the top. Marinate at least 15 minutes.
  3. Heat a cast iron or heavy bottomed skillet until hot.
  4. Coat tuna fillets on all sides with sesame seeds. Cook tuna for 3 to 5 minutes on each side, or to desired doneness. Remove and keep warm.
  5. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients for Asian slaw and mix.
  6. Serve one tuna fillet with 1½ cups slaw.
About the author 
All Canyon Ranch recipes are developed on property by our esteemed chefs, led by Corporate Chef Scott Uehlein.