Sesame Tuna Steaks Recipe
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Sesame Tuna Steaks Recipe

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These sesame-crusted tuna steaks will have your taste buds doing cartwheels for this quick-to-fix recipe for two. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:2 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 tuna steaks (1 inch thick and 6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 302 calories, 14 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 77 mg cholesterol, 363 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 44 g protein.


  1. Sprinkle both sides of tuna steaks with salt; rub with sesame seeds. In a large skillet, cook tuna in oil over medium heat for 2-4 minutes on each side for medium-rare or until slightly pink in the center. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Sesame Tuna Steaks in Cooking for 2 Spring 2008, p11

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Jul. 2, 2012

"So simple to prepare and so delicious. I am thrilled to have this recipe and I will definitely make it again."

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