Coriander & Pepper Crusted Seared Tuna


This seared Tuna recipe is so easy and full of flavor!  Eating Tuna is much like eating chocolate; it should be savored in moderation.  You can cook tuna on the stove or on your grill.  See more information on Tuna and sustainable practices in Tips & Resources.

Servings: 2
5 minutes
Cook time:
6 minutes
Total time:
11 minutes


1 pound
Ahi Tuna
1 tablespoon
Peppercorn (crushed)
1 tablespoon
Coriander (crushed)
1 tablespoon
Oil (Grapeseed or vegetable )
1 teaspoon
kosher salt
1⁄2 cup
Ponzu Sauce (or mix soy with lemon/lime)
Lemon (Quartered)


Rince tuna under cold water to clean and pat dry.
Place peppercorn, coriander and salt on flat plate or cookie sheet and mix together.
Place tuna on plate and press spice mixture on all sides (same as video)
Heat oil in pan on med-high for about one minute.
Sear Tuna for about 2 1/2- 3 minutes each side. It depends on desired temperature.
Take off burner and place on cutting board.  Let cool.
Prepare a small dipping dish with the ponzu.
Cut tuna as in video and squeeze lemon all over. 
Serve with ponzu and slice of lemon


One pound can serve 3-4 people as an appetizer.  Two people ffor main dish.