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Sesame Crusted Tuna With POM Soy Syrup

Sesame Crusted Tuna With POM Soy Syrup

  • Prep Time

    30

    Mins

  • Total Time

    30

    Mins

  • Servings

    2-4

  • Difficulty

    Medium

Preparation

Tuna Steaks:

Use half of the canola oil to rub the tuna. Season with salt and pepper and coat with sesame seeds. In a large sauté pan or two small sauté pans over medium heat, add the remaining oil and cook each tuna steak for about 30 seconds on each side or until the fish is cooked to your desired temperature. Slice the fish for service.

Wasabi-Cilantro-Ginger Vinaigrette:

Combine all ingredients except for the oil in a blender and blend until smooth. Drizzle the oil in to make the vinaigrette. If it gets too thick, add a tablespoon or two of water. Plate seaweed salad and pickled ginger (found in most grocery stores) and drizzle vinaigrette over each portion.

POM-Soy Syrup:

Combine ingredients in a small sauce pan over high heat. Reduce by half or until syrup consistency. Remove from pan and let cool to room temperature before serving. Drizzle over seared tuna. Serve this pomegranate recipe.

Ingredients

Tuna Steaks:

  • 4 6 to 8-oz. albacore tuna steaks, skin removed
  • 3–4 tablespoons white and/or black sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Wasabi-Cilantro-Ginger Vinaigrette:

  • 1 tablespoon wasabi paste
  • 1 oz. ginger, about the size of a quarter
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup canola oil

POM-Soy Syrup:

  • 1/2 cup POM Wonderful 100% Pomegranate Juice
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Garnish pickled ginger seaweed salad

In This Recipe

POM Wonderful Pomegranate Juice

POM Juice

POM Wonderful Arils
POM Arils
POM Wonderful Pomegranate Juice

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