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Yields:
2 servings
Prep Time:
1 hr
Cook Time:
10 mins
Meal Types:
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Lunch
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Seared Ahi Tuna

If you're tired of eating chicken and plain tuna, try this very easy to make and absolutely delicious dish.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Mix balsamic vinegar, garlic, soy sauce ginger, green onion and lemon juice in a large bowl.
  2. Marinade the tuna steaks, cover them tightly in the bowl and refrigerate for at least an hour.
  3. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium-high to high heat. When the pan is hot place the steaks in the skillet and sear them for 1 minute to 1 1/2 minutes each side.
  4. Remove from pan and slice them as you wish.
  5. Note: you can top with lettuce, vegetables or brown rice. I used steamed asparagus.
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This was really delicous! I used Japanese rice wine vinegar instead of balsamic and served on a bed of green beans with rice and Japanese style pickled vegetables.
I also used the rice wine vinegar as I am not a big fan of balsamic. It was awesome. My husband loved it too. Thanks for the great recipe. We have added this to our list of favorite dinners.
16 Feb 11 by member: lindap13
I make this recipe at least twice a month...so tasty and good for me :)
16 Feb 11 by member: smartin585
Very yummy!
Very good!!! You will love this recipe if you love sushi!
10 Jul 12 by member: ndmiller17
We reduced the ginger to less than 1 tsp and used Mahi Mahi since Ahi is so expensive. We also cooked it all the way instead of pan searing it *Mahi taste funny when it is seared only. BUT the recipe is delicious!
25 Mar 13 by member: justmilissa

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 206 calories in 1 serving of Seared Ahi Tuna.
Calorie break-down: 7% fat, 10% carbs, 83% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 14
Calories 206
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 1.57g 2%
  Saturated Fat 0.013g 0%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.022g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g  
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 602mg 25%
Potassium 62mg  
Total Carbohydrate 5.06g 2%
  Dietary Fiber 0.4g 2%
  Sugars 2.58g  
Protein 41.05g  
 
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 2% Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
10%
of RDI*
(206 calories)
10% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (10%)
 
Fat (7%)
 
Protein (83%)
Carbohydrates, 5.06g (10%) Fat, 1.57g (7%) Protein, 41.05g (83%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories