Sesame Seed Crusted Ahi Tuna

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  • ½ cup black sesame seeds
  • ½ cup white sesame seeds
  • 2 6 oz. Ahi steaks
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • Season Ahi steaks evenly with salt & pepper on both sides.
  • In a bowl, mix together the black and white sesame seeds.
  • Place Ahi steaks in bowl, thoroughly coating each side of the fish with sesame seeds. Compact the fish with your hands if needed.
  • Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium heat; sear each side of the Ahi until seeds are golden brown in color (approx. 30-45 seconds on each side).
  • Slice the Ahi & serve warm.
  • Serving Suggestion:
  • Serve sliced tuna over a bed of greens or accompany with steamed white or brown rice.
  • Garnish with thinly-sliced scallions.