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Sesame Tuna

with Rice Noodles

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Sesame Tuna

Sesame Tuna - If you like sushi, you will love this simple yet refined fish dish

30 min.


for 4 servings
4 tablespoons
1 tablespoon
2 tablespoons
2 tablespoons
1 piece
Ginger root (about 15 grams)
8 sprigs
1 ounce
4 slices
sushi-grade Tuna (each about 150 grams)
11 ounces
1 tablespoon
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Kitchen utensils

1 Citrus juicer, 1 Tablespoon, 1 large Bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Peeler, 1 Fine grater, 1 Plate, 1 Small pot, 1 Non-stick pan, 1 Slotted spatula, 1 Large knife, 1 Sieve

Preparation steps

Step 1/7
Sesame Tuna preparation step 1

Squeeze lime half and measure 1 tablespoon juice. Mix juice with chili sauce, sesame oil, rice vinegar, fish sauce and 2 tablespoons water in a large bowl.

Step 2/7
Sesame Tuna preparation step 2

Peel the garlic and ginger. Chop the garlic finely and grate ginger finely.

Step 3/7
Sesame Tuna preparation step 3

Rinse and dry chile pepper, cut in half lengthwise, remove seeds and chop finely. Stir into the sauce.

Step 4/7
Sesame Tuna preparation step 4

Rinse cilantro, shake dry and pluck the leaves.

Step 5/7
Sesame Tuna preparation step 5

Place sesame seeds on a plate. Rinse tuna, pat dry and season with salt and pepper. Press tun firmly on both sides into the sesame seeds.

Step 6/7
Sesame Tuna preparation step 6

Cook the rice noodles in a pot of boiling water according to package instructions. Meanwhile, heat oil in a non-stick pan and sear the tuna on each side for 1-2 minutes.

Step 7/7
Sesame Tuna preparation step 7

Remove tuna from pan and cut into narrow strips. Drain noodles and toss with the sauce. Top with tuna, sprinkle with cilantro and serve.