Seared Tuna with Fresh Corn and Wasabi “Cream” Recipe

Seared Tuna with Fresh Corn and Wasabi “Cream” Recipe

How To Make Seared Tuna with Fresh Corn and Wasabi “Cream”

You only need 4 ingredients to make this simple yet impressive seared tuna. It’s served with pureed corn mixed wasabi, then finished with corn kernels.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 50 minutes



  • 3large ears corn
  • salt
  • 1tspwasabi paste
  • 4fresh tuna steaks


  1. To a small saucepan with 1¾ cups water, add 1½ cups corn kernels and a large pinch of salt.

  2. Bring to a boil. Lower heat and cook for about 20 minutes until very soft.

  3. Place corn and cooking liquid in a blender; puree until very smooth, adding several tablespoons water if too thick. Strain through a coarse-mesh sieve into a small bowl.

  4. Stir in wasabi paste. Add salt to taste. Makes about 1 cup.

  5. Place remaining ½ cup corn kernels in a saucepan with enough water to cover. Cook over medium heat for 10 minutes.

  6. Meanwhile, rub salt into both sides of tuna steaks.

  7. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Heat skillet over medium-high heat until hot.

  8. Add tuna and sear for about 3 minutes on each side. Remove tuna from heat and place on a platter.

  9. Reheat sauce, adding salt to taste. Drain corn.

  10. Pour sauce over fish and scatter cooked corn on top. Serve immediately.


  • Calories: 278.27kcal
  • Fat: 2.29g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.64g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.66g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.77g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.22g
  • Fiber: 2.20g
  • Sugar: 6.71g
  • Protein: 45.02g
  • Cholesterol: 66.30mg
  • Sodium: 646.31mg
  • Calcium: 10.15mg
  • Potassium: 1043.24mg
  • Iron: 1.88mg
  • Vitamin A: 40.27µg
  • Vitamin C: 7.58mg
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