Seared Ahi Tuna Steaks Recipe

Seared Ahi Tuna Steaks are a delightful seafood delicacy that is sure to please any seafood lover. These steaks are incredibly tender and flavorful, with a perfect balance of rich flavors and a melt-in-your-mouth texture. Seared to perfection, the outside of the tuna develops a beautiful crust while the inside remains rare and succulent. Whether enjoyed as an appetizer or a main course, seared Ahi Tuna Steaks are a show-stopping dish that will leave your taste buds craving for more.

Recipe For Seared Ahi Tuna Steaks

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 2 Ahi tuna steaks (about 6 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Sesame seeds for coating (optional)
  • Soy sauce for serving
  • Wasabi and pickled ginger for garnish (optional)


  1. Pat dry the Ahi tuna steaks with a paper towel and season them with salt and pepper.
  2. Optional step: Coat the steaks with sesame seeds, gently pressing them onto the surface.
  3. Heat olive oil in a skillet over high heat until it shimmers.
  4. Carefully place the tuna steaks in the hot skillet and sear for about 1-2 minutes per side, or until the desired doneness is achieved.
  5. Remove the steaks from the skillet and let them rest for a few minutes before slicing.
  6. Serve the seared Ahi tuna steaks with soy sauce and garnish with wasabi and pickled ginger if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 250
  • Protein: 30g
  • Fat: 10g
  • Carbohydrates: 2g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Sugar: 0g
  • Sodium: 450mg