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Sesame Crusted Tuna
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Sesame Crusted Tuna
Serves 4

8 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
4 x 6-ounce tuna loin
Sesame seeds to coat (use mix of half-and-half black and white sesame seeds, or all white if black are not available)

For sauce
1 cup Dijon mustard
1 cup soy sauce
8 tablespoons dry white wine
Mix to combine.

Sesame Crusted Tuna

Recipe by Charlie Watkins

Spread sesame seeds on a plate. Place olive oil in a large, heavy skillet. Heat on high over burner till very hot. While skillet is heating, sprinkle salt and pepper over tuna and coat fish with sesame seeds on both sides by firmly pressing fish onto the sesame seeds.

Sear tuna for 45 seconds on both sides. For sauce, either pour sauce on bottom of plate and place fish on top, or serve sauce in individual cup for dipping.

Garnish with slices of fresh strawberries and mango.

Charlie Watkins is the Executive Chef and Owner of Sierra Grill
4704 Montrose Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77006
phone: 713-942-7757

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