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Seared Ahi Tuna

  • Icon Serve 4 serv
  • Icon Clock 36 min
  • Icon Dificult Easy
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Serve with seaweed salad or cucumber salad. Wasabi and soy sauce!



  • One 5-6 Oz. of Ahi Tuna Steak, sushi grade
  • 3 Tablespoons of Ponzu Sauce
  • 1/4 Cup of Toasted Sesame Seeds (or enough to coat filet completely)
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons of Sesame Oil


  1. Marinate ahi tuna in ponzu sauce for 30 minutes in refrigerator turning fish over every 5 minutes.

  2. Let Blackstone preheat to High Heat.

  3. Fill a small dish with sesame seeds and coat the tuna steak on all sides with sesame seeds.

  4. Add 1 tbsp sesame oil to preheated griddle and quickly place tuna in the oil to sear 1-1.5 minutes depending for rare.

  5. Add 1 tbsp sesame oil to griddle flipping tuna into oil and sear 1-1.5 minutes.

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  6. Using tongs, sear edges for 20-30 seconds all around the steak in remaining 1/2 tbsp sesame oil.

  7. Remove tuna and place on the Blackstone cutting board and slice into thin strips.

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Recipe by Blackstone Betty 

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