Sesame- Balsamic Tuna


Two 6-ounce (½-inch) tuna steaks
½ cup balsamic vinegar
¼ cup dark sesame oil
2 Tbs freshly grated ginger
2 Tbs chopped fresh cilantro
2 whole green onions, chopped
4 tsp granulated sugar

8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
2 Tbs sesame oil

1. Rinse tuna steaks and pat dry. Arrange in a shallow dish. Combine balsamic vinegar, ¼ cup sesame oil, ginger, cilantro, green onions and sugar in a bowl and mix well. Pour over the tuna, turning to coat. Marinate, covered, in the refrigerator for 1 hour, turning occasionally. Drain, reserving the marinade.

2. Preheat grill to high-heat for 10 minutes. Place tuna steaks on the grill rack. Grill 3 to 4 minutes per side or until the tuna flakes easily.

3. Sauté the mushrooms in a 2 Tablespoons sesame oil in a skillet until brown on both sides. Stir in reserved marinade. Cook until heated through.

4. Arrange tuna steaks on a serving platter. Pour the mushroom sauce over the steaks.

Servings: 2

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