Seared Tuna with Black Sesame Seeds

5 minutes to cook


Easy 5 minute mid-week dinner that all the family will love.
Slice the tuna steaks in the middle of the table, sprinkle with sesame seeds and a squeeze of lemon or lime.

Tuna is a great alternative to white fish or chicken. It has a meaty texture without the fishy taste.

100g of tuna provide a hefty 25g of protein
Source of Omega 3 Essential Fatty Acids, for hormone regulation, skin, nails and hair

1 tuna steak per week, counts towards your Essential Fatty Acids Omega 3s, essential as your body cannot make these. Other sources mackerel, salmon, anchovies and sardines. Vegan sources walnuts, chia seeds and flaxseeds.

Drizzle over omega 3 pressed oils over salads and cooked foods, for an extra top up.

Perfect for a mid meal supper that all the family will love.


4 x 100g tuna steaks
3 tbsps sesame oil
2 tbsps soy or tamari sauce
1 tbsp. honey
2 thumbs of grated ginger
1/2 tsp of cayenne pepper
1-2 tbsps black sesame seeds


Marinate all ingredients for at least 10 minutes
Heat griddle on hob and pour in marinade with tuna steaks
Cook on each side for 2 minutes and let to sit for 1 minute on a separate plate
Slice each tuna steak and sprinkle with black sesame seeds and chopped lemons and limes and a scattering of spring onions

Serve with buckwheat noodles and beansprouts or long stem broccoli and steamed spinach.