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2 sesame crusted ahi tuna steaks sliced on a white plate
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10 Minute Sesame Crusted Tuna Steaks

These sesame crusted and seared tuna steaks are marinated in a quick sauce, crusted in beautiful black sesame seeds, and seared in a hot skillet. Truly one of the quickest and easiest dishes you can make!
2 Net Carbs
2 Freestyle Points
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: dinner
Cuisine: asian
Keyword: gluten free, recipe for ahi tuna, seared ahi tuna recipe
Servings: 2
Calories: 200kcal


  • 2 4 ounce Ahi Tuna Steaks
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Soy Sauce or Coconut Aminos
  • 2 Tablespoons Black sesame seeds


  • Place the tuna steaks in a shallow plate or bowl.  Pour the sesame oil and soy sauce on top of the steaks and flip to coat in the sauce.  Set aside to marinate.  In a separate shallow bowl or plate, add the sesame seeds.
  • Place a non-stick skillet large enough for both steaks over medium-hi heat.  leave to get hot.
  • Coat each tuna steak in the sesame seeds on all sides.  Place in the hot skillet and sear for 1 minute on each side.  Remove from the skillet to a cutting board.  Slice in ½ inch thick slices.  



Calories: 200kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g