Sesame Balsamic Tuna

Love this recipe for fresh tuna steaks: Sesame Balsamic Tuna

Yield: 2 servings

Prep Time: 20 minutes + marinating time

Cook Time: 18 minutes

Sesame Balsamic Tuna



  • Two 6-ounce (1/2-inch) tuna steaks
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup dark sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated ginger
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 whole green onions, chopped
  • 4 teaspoons granulated sugar


  • 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil


  1. Rinse tuna steaks and pat dry. Arrange in a shallow dish. Combine balsamic vinegar, 1/4 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 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.
SOURCE: (recipe given to me)

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