Sesame Crusted Tuna

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We were lucky enough to have a friend share some fresh tuna with us. It was amazing! This is the recipe I came up with to celebrate its freshness.

1 lb tuna
1/2 c sesame seeds
1 TBSP chili pepper flakes
Salt and pepper
1 TBSP wasabi
1 piece fresh ginger, finely grated
1/4 c ponzu or soy sauce
1 jalapeño, finely grated

Combine wasabi, ponzu, ginger and jalapeño, set aside.

On a shallow plate combine sesame and chili flakes. Salt and pepper fish, then roll in sesame seeds.

Heat a cast iron skillet on high heat. Cook fish for about 3 minutes per side (depending on thickness).

Serve with sauce.

Serves 4.

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