Seared Asian Tuna Steaks

Discerning palates will appreciate the taste, and discerning brains will appreciate the omega-3s.
Serves 4-6
Brain Healthy Ingredients: 

For more color you can use black sesame seeds, or a mix of black and white.

Ingredients: 
  • 4 ahi tuna steaks (6-8 oz. each)
  • Sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 shallot, finely grated
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons fresh cracked pepper
  • 2T Sesame seeds for garnish
Preparation: 
  • Combine 1 tablespoon sesame oil, soy sauce, mustard, shallot, honey, and pepper in a bowl and whisk together. Coat all sides of tuna steaks in marinade and let sit on counter for 30 minutes to 2 hours.
  • Heat 2 teaspoons sesame oil in a non-stick grill pan or sauté pan over high heat.
  • Sear tuna steaks on both sides, about 2 minutes per side. Sear edges about 30 seconds each (use tongs to hold the tuna on the sides to sear.)
  • Remove to plate. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve immediately.