May 24, · This sesame crusted ahi tuna is super simple to make at home and makes for an uber sophisticated Asian themed meal. Dip into an incredible tamari based ahi tuna sauce for the ultimate flavor combination.5/5. Jan 23, · Dredge the tuna steaks on all sides in the wasabi peas powder to coat. Heat a medium cast iron skillet on high heat. Add about 1 tablespoon of canola oil. Sear the tuna for 3 minutes on first side and 2 minutes on second side until nicely seared on the outside and rare on the inside. Make sure to sear the sides as well.5/5.
Sear ahi steaks 1 1/2 minutes per side on high heat, taking care to flip carefully with a flat, steel spatula. (If your tuna is less than 1 1/2 inches thick, sear for only 1 minute per side.) Transfer seared ahi to a large cutting board and let rest/cool 10 minutes. Use a very sharp (serrated works well) knife to slice thinly across the grain.