BR Prime's Sesame & Coriander Crusted Tuna

Sesame and Coriander Crusted Tuna with Avocado, Enoki Mushrooms, and Citrus-Soy Vinaigrette

Serves 4 people

  • 16 oz.  Center cut tuna loin
  • 1 avocado, peeled, split, and sliced cross-wise
  • 1 package Enoki mushrooms

For the crust:

  • 2 oz.  Black sesame seeds
  • 2 oz.  White sesame seeds
  • 1/2 oz. Ground coriander

For the vinaigrette:

  • 2 oz.  Soy sauce
  • Juice of 1 lemon Juice or 1 lime
  • Several drops sesame oil
  • 1 T chopped cilantro
  • 1 t minced ginger
  • 3 oz. Olive oil

Mix all vinaigrette ingredients together in a bowl except for the oil.  Once combined, slowly whisk in the oil.

To sear the tuna:  Season the fish with salt and pepper.  Mix sesame seeds and the coriander and roll the tuna in the mix, until it is completely crusted.  Sear quickly with oil in a hot pan.  Tuna should be rare, but can be cooked more if desired.

To plate:  Slice tuna 1/4 inch thick.  Layer the tuna, avocado, and mushrooms in the center of a plate, and drizzle 1 oz. of vinaigrette over the fish.