Welcome Back!Sign in here:

   Reset Password

Not Registered?Still need to become one of our thirsty clan 162486 strong?

Now's your chance!

Register Today!

Want the best wine for your buck?

212,110Wine Reviews
162,486Members
30Seconds to join
Ad

Tokyo Tuna Tataki

Grill-seared on the outside, creamy on the inside and deliciously healthy over mixed greens and Japanese rice.

1 pound Ahi Tuna, sashimi log or steaks
1/4 cup olive oil
2 TBS Spicy Tokyo Rub (Tom Douglas' Rubs with Love)
or fine sea salt, togarashi and Nori Furukake (available at Japanese or Asian markets)
1.5 TBS olive oil

3 cups mixed greens and veggies salad
3-4 TBS Soy Vinaigrette
3 cups steamed Japanese rice

Pat tuna log or steaks dry, place in a plastic bag with enough olive oil to coat and rest in refrigerator for at least one hour. Remove from refrigerator and rest at room temperature for 30 minutes. Preheat grill or a large, heavy skillet.

Remove tuna from oil and sprinkle spice rub evenly on all sides. Brush prepared grill with oil, or add oil to a hot skillet and immediately add tuna log or steaks. Sear the tuna over medium-high to high heat 1-2 minutes per side – cooking quickly and attentively to brown the outside, but to leave the center rare to medium rare.

Remove to a cutting board and rest for at least five minutes. Cover half of each plate with rice and salad tossed with vinaigrette. Carefully slice tuna and serve over rice and tossed salad.

If you'd like more delicious recipes and wine pairings, join my website.



Visit 's wine and food blog TonysMarket.


If you liked this recipe, you may also like these sauces, spices, herbs and wine recipe pairings:

Return to Recipes

Ad

FEEL LOST IN THE

STORE?

Know the wines you want before you even get to the store with my wine reviews. Join now. It's free.

NEED A GREAT HOLIDAY

WINE GIFT?

Give a gift subscription to my wine reviews for a friend. One size fits all tastes.

Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is editor of Canada's largest wine review web site, publishing hundreds of wine reviews every week for more than 162,486 members.

She was named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.

Natalie has published two books with Random House, the second was named one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year. Get access to all of her reviews today by becoming a member of her site.

Red, White & Drunk All Over

  Best Books of the Year

Red, White & Drunk all over by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean writes about wine with a sensuous obsession... and often laugh-out-loud funny... Terrific.

Rex Pickett, Sideways

Ms. MacLean is the disarming Everywoman. She loves wine, loves drinking ... ultimately, it's a winning formula.

Eric Asimov, The New York Times

GOT A SMARTPHONE?

Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.

GET NAT'S APP

Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search

  Best Books of the Year

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is a new force in the wine writing world ‐ a fiesty North American answer to Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. She can write beautifully about wine.

The Financial Times of London

There are very few people in the wine world who "get it" and Natalie is one of those who brings more fun to a buttoned-up and stodgy game.

Gary Vaynerchuck, Wine Library TV

Starting a Wine Cellar?

Expert advice for all budgets

Insider tips on starting a wine cellar
From wine racks to underground caves, insider tips on size and space, number of bottles, ideal conditions and reputable resources.   learn more  
Winner World's Best Drink Writer
Four-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award