Shoyu Ahi Tuna Tataki

Ahi Tuna Tataki

Hello, easy PS appetizer - ahi tuna tataki. Make it a meal with some greens and rice + you’re golden! It’s a simple 30 second sear on the ahi, rolled in sesame seeds and thinly thinly sliced. Topped with green onions and served with a shoyu + sesame dipping sauce.

Ahi Tuna Tataki
Ahi Tuna Tataki

Ahi Tuna Tataki


  • 1 lb sushi grade ahi tuna

  • 1/2 cup toasted white sesame seeds

  • 1/2 cup black sesame seeds

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil

  • 1 tablespoon shoyu

  • 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes

  • 1/2 tablespoon rice wine vinegar

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • green onions to garnish


Heat a skillet with a drizzle of sesame oil. Take your ahi and dry it well. Roll it in your sesame seeds so they are all on sides. Place in the skillet for about 25-30 seconds on each side. Remove immediately.

Let it rest and in the meantime, make your sauce by mixing soy sauce, shoyu, chili flakes, rice wine vinegar and salt and pepper.

Thinly thinly slice your ahi, drizzle on some sauce and serve with extra dipping sauce as well. Top with green onions + serve.

Ahi Tuna Tataki

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