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Seafood Recipes

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Exotic (swordfish, blue marlin, mahi-mahi, shark, ono, opa, albacore, ahi)
Recipe NamePan-Seared Tuna with Ginger, Miso and Cilantro Sauce
DescriptionServe the tuna with steamed rice, and offer Japanese beer or iced jasmine tea to drink.
content2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons oriental sesame oil
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
6 5-ounce ahi tuna steaks (about 1 inch to 1 1/4 inches thick)
Nonstick vegetable oil spray
Ginger, Miso and Cilantro Sauce
Fresh cilantro sprigs

Whisk lemon juice, sesame oil, soy sauce and pepper in small bowl to blend. Place tuna steaks in 13 x 9 x 2-inch glass baking dish. Pour marinade over tuna steaks; turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate 3 hours, turning occasionally.
Remove tuna from marinade. Spray large nonstick skillet with vegetable oil spray. Heat skillet over high heat. Add 3 tuna steaks to skillet and cook about 3 minutes per side for medium-rare. Transfer tuna steaks to plate. Tent with aluminum foil to keep warm. Repeat with remaining 3 tuna steaks.

Transfer tuna steaks to plates. Spoon Ginger, Miso and Cilantro Sauce atop tuna. Garnish with cilantro and serve.

Makes 6 servings.

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