Teriyaki sauce Tuna

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This recipe is really easy to make, really yummy and healthy. It can also be paired with rice, potato mash or something else instead of the salad, but the truth is that with the salad you get the perfect combination. 

In the recipe says to cook the tuna for 5 min. each side, bacause we like it to be 3/4 cooked, but if you like it well-done then cook it for about 6-7 min.

Teriyaki sauce tuna with fruit salad
Prep Time
12 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Marinating time
30 mins
Total Time
1 hr 7 mins
Course: Main Course, Salad
Servings: 4
For the tuna:
  • 4 tuna medallions
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 C teriyaki sauce
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp honey
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic finely chopped
For the salad:
  • 1 lettuce your preference (we use italian lettuce)
  • 8 figs fresh
  • 2 green apples
  • 1 tomato
  • 1/2 C pecan nuts caramelized
  • Goat cheese soft
For the tuna:
  1. Season with salt and pepper the tuna medallions.

  2. Mix the teriyaki sauce, soy sauce, honey, sesame oil, and garlic together. 

  3. Marinate the medallions in the sauce for 30 min. 

  4. In a pan to medium-high heat with some oil, cook the medallions for 5 min. each side. 

  5. Take them out of the heat and now pour the marinate sauce on the same pan, turn the heat up and stir. Some bubbles will appear, keep beating for about 3 min.

  6. Serve each medallion with sauce poured on top and some salad on the side.

For the salad:
  1. Wash, dry and then chop the lettuce.

  2. Likewise, chop the figs, the apples and the tomato.

  3. Place the lettuce along with the figs, the apples and the tomato in a plate and top it off with the caramelized pecans and some goat cheese. 

Author: Andrea Gámez

Interior designer, Photographer, Food blogger and lover, painting entusiast and a sucker for art. / MEXICO

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