Winemaker Stéphane Vivier marinates lean tuna steaks in sesame seeds (a great source of phosphorus, which is a mineral essential for strong bones) and any number of fresh herbs, including lavender and marjoram.Plus: More Seafood Recipes and Tips

Stéphane Vivier
July 2013

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
50 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small bowl, mix the chives with the basil and thyme. Rub the tuna steaks with olive oil, then coat with the 2 tablespoons of soy sauce. Season lightly with salt and pepper. Press the herbs onto both sides of the steaks. Sprinkle both sides with the sesame seeds. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

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  • Light a grill or preheat a grill pan. Grill the tuna steaks over high heat, turning once, until charred on the outside and medium-rare within, about 4 minutes. Cut into thick slices and serve, passing more soy sauce at the table.

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