The savory gingery sauce on this dish is a perfect foil for sesame-coated tuna steaks.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a blender, combine carrot, ginger, scallion whites, vinegar, sesame oil, tamari, 3 tablespoons canola oil, and 1 tablespoon water. Blend until smooth, scraping down sides of blender jar as necessary (add up to 1 tablespoon more water, if necessary, to adjust consistency). Season with salt.

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  • Place sesame seeds on a rimmed plate. Season tuna steaks with salt, then press both sides of the steaks into seeds to coat.

  • Heat remaining tablespoon canola oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook fish in skillet 1 to 2 minutes per side for medium-rare (if steaks are particularly large, cook them in 2 batches).

  • Serve fish topped with sauce and sprinkled with reserved scallion greens.

Reviews (1)

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Rating: 2 stars
04/16/2011
This is an absolutely fabulous restaurant quality recipe which can be put together in very little time.