In this orange-marinated Italian seared tuna recipe, you’ll find the fresh ingredients, the sapient use of herbs and spices, and the colorful scenography of Sicilian cuisine.
It is a seared tuna with an orangy marinate and a tasty sesame crust.
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HOW TO MAKE THE SEARED TUNA
To make this marinated seared tuna, you need fresh oranges to juice at the moment, fresh mint, and capers.
You also need about fifteen minutes to soak the tuna filet before breading it with sesame seeds and then grilling it shortly.
The orange gives a fresh aroma, the mint contrasts it, and the capers add a blast of savory.
sesame seared tuna steak
- 2 filets of fresh tuna
- 1 bunch of basil
- 1 sprig of fresh mint
- 3-4 capers
- 1 orange
- 1 handful of sesame seeds
- 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
Squeeze the orange.
Add mint, basil, and capers and blend.
In a bowl, dip the tuna in this sauce and let marinate for 15 minutes. Remove and cover both sides of the filet with sesame seeds.
Heat the oil in a large pan, place the fillets and cover with the rest of the sauce. Cook (medium/high heat) for less than a minute per side.
Serve hot and enjoy your sesame tuna.
Enjoy your tuna steak!