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Seared Ahi Tuna Steaks

Try this simple ahi tuna steak recipe for elegant slices of seared tuna that rival what you'd get at a fine restaurant.
Makes:2 servings


  • 2 (5 ounce) ahi tuna steaks
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon whole peppercorns


Prep:5 mCook:2 mReady:7 m
  1. Pat tuna steaks dry and season on both sides with salt and cayenne pepper.
  2. Melt butter in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add olive oil and pepper corns; cook until peppercorns soften and pop, about 5 minutes.
  4. Gently place seasoned tuna in the skillet and cook to desired doneness, anywhere from 30 seconds to 1 1/2 minutes per side.
  5. Slice tuna into 1/4-inch thick slices to serve.
  6. Enjoy!

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