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Seared Tuna with Wasabi-Butter Sauce Recipe

Seared Tuna with Wasabi-Butter Sauce Recipe

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How To Make Seared Tuna with Wasabi-Butter Sauce

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Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 4 tuna steaks
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp black sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp wasabi paste
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.

  2. Season the tuna steaks with salt and pepper.

  3. Add the tuna steaks to the skillet and sear for 1-2 minutes per side for rare to medium-rare doneness.

  4. Remove the tuna from the skillet and set aside.

  5. In a small bowl, mix together the softened butter, soy sauce, wasabi paste, and lemon juice until well combined.

  6. Place the skillet back on low heat and add the butter mixture.

  7. Stir until the butter melts and the sauce is heated through.

  8. Serve the seared tuna steaks drizzled with the wasabi-butter sauce and sprinkle with black sesame seeds.


  • Calories : 354kcal
  • Total Fat : 27g
  • Saturated Fat : 11g
  • Cholesterol : 95mg
  • Sodium : 461mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 1g
  • Protein : 28g
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