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Sesame Ahi Tuna with Chili Lime Noodles

August 22, 2016

Sesame Ahi Tuna with Chili Lime Noodles is a delicious sushi grade tuna dish that can be made in about 20 minutes from prep to table with only six ingredients.
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The pan-seared sesame ahi tuna has a toasty nutty flavor and firm texture makes you feel like you are eating a steak. We have paired the ahi tuna with wide lo mein noodles tossed with a little garlic chili sauce and sprinkled with a little lime juice. You are just going to love how these 6 little ingredients makes for the best bright and fresh slurping noodles.

We want to thank all of you that have sent out heartfelt messages and have been patient during our absence. Your kind thoughts and support are greatly appreciated during these significant life events. Well that's enough about that, lets get on to this recipe. This is a food blog after all and my boys can't wait to share this recipe. Sesame Ahi Tuna with Chili Lime Noodles/ http://bamskitchen.com

Sesame Ahi Tuna with Chili Lime Noodles has layers of flavors that make your mouth crave for more. It all starts with the sesame crusted ahi sprinkled with a little steak seasoning to get your mouth-watering. You have toasted sesame and savory on the outside and moist and buttery texture on the inside. Then, you wrap your chopsticks around a few spicy garlic chili aldente lo mein noodles and you are in heaven.
Sesame Ahi Tuna with Chili Lime Noodles/ http://bamskitchen.com

Your family and friends are going to love this Sesame Ahi Tuna with Chili Lime Noodle dish as it is tasty and satisfying. You are going to love this meal because it takes less than 30 minutes to get on the table and just a handful of ingredients to make.
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You can make this meal gluten-free by exchanging with gluten-free wide pad Thai noodles instead of Chinese lo mein noodles and I used a gluten-free garlic chili sauce.

Personally, I like my seared ahi tuna just seared and bright pink in the middle but my boys like to cook theirs more medium rare as seen here. If you can actually get your family into the kitchen cooking/working, you really don't want to intervene... LOL

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Sesame Ahi Tuna with Chili Lime Noodles

By HWC Magazine  , , , , ,

August 22, 2016

Sesame Ahi Tuna with Chili Lime Noodles is a delicious sushi grade tuna dish that can be made in about 20 minutes from prep to table with only six ingredients.

  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yields: 2 Adults or 1 Hungry Teenager

Ingredients

tuna (sushi grade) - 6- 8 ounces

black sesame seeds - 2 tablespoons (or enough to cover tuna steak)

steak seasoning - 1 teaspoon

olive oil - 1 tablespoon

noodles - 8 ounces wide lo mein (We used Kame wide lo mein noodles, if want gluten-free use thick rice pad thai noodles and cook according to directions)

spicy garlic chili paste - 1 tablespoon (adjust less if you like slightly spicy and more if you like it really spicy)

lime juice - juice of 1 lime

spring onions - 2 chopped as garnish (optional)

Directions

1Cook wide lo-mein noodles (or wide rice pad Thai noodles- if want gluten-free) according to the directions, rinse with cool water and set aside.

2In the meantime while your noodles are cooking, wash and dry sushi grade tuna.

3Coat tuna thoroughly on all sides with black sesame seeds and sprinkle with steak seasoning.

4Place olive oil in frying pan/ iron skillet, turn burner on medium high heat and put in tuna fillet into skillet. Pan-sear ahi tuna steaks on both sides for about 1 minute just until you see the side of the steak turn slightly brown about 1/8 inch and then flip over on the other side and sear for another minute until you can see that the steak it is brown 1/8 inch. Remove ahi tuna steaks from pan to rest.

5Add olive oil to your pan and over medium heat add your spicy garlic chili paste and cook for 1 minute and then add your cooked noodles and toss until well incorporated about 1 more minute longer. Remove noodles from the heat, add the lime juice and toss. (If you like to balance the savory, sour and spicy, then add a teaspoon of coconut sugar or sugar to your noodle dish while it is on the heat.)

6With a sharp knife, slice your pan-seared ahi tuna steaks thinly.

7On a plate, place 1/2 prepared spicy garlic chili lime noodles on a plate. Place 3-4 slices of pan-seared sesame ahi tuna on top of the tossed noodles. Garnish with sliced spring onions and enjoy.

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