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Soy Good Tuna

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Yield

Makes 2 Servings

prep

Prep Time

15 minutes

cook

Cook Time

1 minute

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Total Time

31 minutes

kikkoman products used:

ingredients

1/4 cup Kikkoman® Soy Sauce
1 tablespoon Kikkoman® Rice Vinegar
1 tablespoon Kikkoman® Sesame Oil
1 tablespoon Kikkoman® Kotteri Mirin
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon minced green onion
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 sushi grade Ahi Tuna steaks
3 tablespoons white sesame seeds
3 tablespoons black sesame seeds
Vegetable oil

directions

  1. Mix soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil, mirin, honey green onion, ginger and garlic in a bowl and whisk until well incorporated. Set aside 1/4 cup mixture for dipping.
  2. Place tuna in a shallow dish and pour the remaining marinade over the top. Marinate steaks in refrigerator for 15 minutes.
  3. Mix sesame seeds in a large bowl. Dip steaks in sesame seed until fully covered on all sides.
  4. Pan-fry steaks over medium-high heat in a small amount of oil for 30 seconds to 1 minute on each side. Remove from heat and let rest for 2 minutes. Slice, and serve with reserved dipping marinade.

NOTES:
Cut down the cook time drastically. 3 minutes on each side was way overcooked.
Listed a measured amount of marinade to set aside for dipping.
Listed a measured amount of sesame seeds.
Added oil to the recipe list and instructions.

THE STORY OF SOY SAUCE

Even people who love soy sauce and use it all the time are often surprised to learn what it is and how it’s made. We make ours from just four simple ingredients—water, soybeans, wheat, and salt. Those ingredients are transformed through a traditional brewing process—much like making wine or beer—that has remained unchanged for centuries.

READ THE STORY OF SOY SAUCE

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