Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Cienega's Sesame Crusted Seared Tuna

1 good quality square tuna steak
black, white and red sesame seeds
4 tomatillos clean and peeled
2 roasted garlic cloves    
1/2  avocado  
1/4 cup of champagne vinegar or any other vinegar
1 jalapeño without seeds or veins        
1/2 Spanish onion      
1 tablespoon of cilantro minced      
1 tablespoon of parsley minced      
4 leaves of basil      
1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil    
Salt, pepper

Coat the tuna steak on all sides with the sesame seeds.

Add olive oil to a saute pan over medium.  Then add the tuna steak and sear for 2 minutes on each side.  Let rest a minute and then slice the tuna.

In another saute pan over medium heat add some olive oil.  Saute the onions for 2 minutes.

In a blender, combine the tomatillo, onions, roasted garlic, avocado, jalapeno, cilantro, parsley, basil and champagne vinegar. Blend until smooth.  Transfer to a saucepan and heat on medium. Season with salt and pepper.

Serve the tuna with the tomatillo sauce.

Serves: 2 person

Source: Good Day New York

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