Ahi tuna steaks are just the right type of dish to serve those steak lovers in your family. Many fancy restaurants have this type of tuna on their menus and you probably have wondered how to prepare this delectable ahi tuna steak at home.
Ahi tuna steak recipes are very versatile, you can find ahi tuna in salads, tacos, or even seared, grilled, or broiled as the main course. For the best tenderness and flavor they should be cooked rare. Pepper is also often used in tuna fish steak recipes.
Fot starters, try this one. Its basic but very nice.
You will need:
- 1 pound of Ahi tuna,
- 2 tablespoons of vegetable or olive oil,
- ginger root (fresh and peeled),
- salt and pepper (or other seasonings you may prefer).
Cut the Ahi tuna steak into serving sizes, season with salt, pepper and a pinch of the ginger. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet until just before it begins to smoke, then place the steak in the skillet and sear for 1 minute on each side. Cook until you achieve desired doneness.
Grilling Ahi tuna steak recipes are also a favorite among those that love tuna steaks. This recipe is very easy to prepare and your guests will love the unique Caribbean flavor. You will need:
- 3 pounds of Ahi tuna steak,
- 1 cup of chopped green onions,
- 1 cup of chopped cilantro,
- 2 tablespoons of toasted sesame seeds,
- 2 crushed cloves of garlic,
- ½ cup of soy sauce,
- ¼ cup of sesame oil,
- ¼ cup of honey, and
- 1 teaspoon of your favorite hot sauce.
First place your Ahi tuna steaks in a shallow dish. Mix together the onions, cilantro, sesame seeds and the garlic cloves and set aside. Next, mix together the soy sauce, honey, sesame oil, and the hot sauce. Now, combine the onion mixture and the soy mixture.
Pour the marinade over the Ahi tuna steaks, turn the steaks and be sure that the steaks are coated in the marinade. Cover the dish and refrigerator for around 8 hours. After the 8 hours of marinating your Ahi tuna steaks are ready for grilling. Grill to desired doneness.
Ahi tuna steak recipes can be a wonderful and delightful change to your menu that everyone will love.