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EatSmarter exclusive recipe

Sesame Tuna

with Rice Noodles

Sesame Tuna

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

627
calories
Calories
30 min.
Preparation
easy
Difficulty

Ingredients

for 4 servings
½ Lime
4 tablespoons sweet Chili sauce
1 tablespoon Sesame oil
2 tablespoons Rice vinegar
2 tablespoons Thai fish sauce
2 Garlic cloves
1 piece Ginger root (about 15 grams)
1 red Chile pepper
8 sprigs Cilantro
1 ounce Sesame seeds
4 slices sushi-grade Tuna (each about 150 grams)
Salt
Pepper
11 ounces Rice noodles
1 tablespoon Canola oil
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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

Sesame Tuna preparation step 1
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.

Sesame Tuna preparation step 2
2

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

Sesame Tuna preparation step 3
3

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

Sesame Tuna preparation step 4
4

Rinse cilantro, shake dry and pluck the leaves.

Sesame Tuna preparation step 5
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.

Sesame Tuna preparation step 6
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.

Sesame Tuna preparation step 7
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.