Six Minute Seared Ahi Tuna


  • 2 ahi tuna steaks
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or canola
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • dash of cayenne pepper optional
  • green onions for serving (optional)
  • Salad greens for serving (optional)


  • Cover tuna steaks with soy sauce, oil, salt, pepper, and cayenne. Optional: marinate in a container or bag for ten minutes (or overnight).
  • Heat a medium skillet on medium high until hot.
  • Sear tuna for 2.5 minutes on each side for medium rare (2 on each side for rare; 3 on each side for medium).
  • Slice into 1/2 inch slices and serve garnished with green onions and, if you wish, over a bed of salad greens with your favorite Asian-style dressing.