Wholey Tuna is naturally low in fat and one of the best sources of lean protein that helps to boost metabolism and burn body fat. Tuna is so popular due to its delicious taste. Lovers of seafood always give priority to Tuna when it comes to their meal. Wholey Tuna is high in protein and omega 3-fats which are great for avoiding scary things like strokes and heart attacks. Tuna Steaks has a mild and meaty taste with a firm and moist texture. It has a bright red to brown-grayish-tan color.
Like beef steak, tuna steaks are best cooked rare to medium rare rather than well done. Wholey Tuna should be cooked to a pink center, or an internal temperature of 135 to 140 degrees. When you time the cooking so that the tuna is just slightly underdone in the center when it comes off the heat, it will be fully cooked by the time it gets to the table.
Wholey Seafood offers frozen skinless/boneless steaks in excellent condition. Our tuna steaks products are CO-treated; individually vacuumed packed (IVP) and is an AA Grade Yellowfin tuna. It is wild caught, using the hand lines and pole lines methods. There are a variety of cooking methods for tuna steaks: baking, broiling, grilling, smoking, or sautéing.
Tuna Steaks. CO treated to preserve color.
SESAME SEARED TUNA STEAK
- 1 bag Wholey Seared Tuna Steak, thawed
- ¼ cup Soy Sauce
- ½ tsp. Sesame Oil
- ¾ cup Sesame Seeds, black or black and white
- 1 tbsp. Olive Oil
- ¼ cup Sesame Sprouts
Toast sesame seeds: Spread seeds out on a cookie sheet and place in a 375 F oven until golden brown. Be careful as seeds brown quickly. Marinate the thawed tuna steaks with soy sauce and sesame oil mixture. Heat olive oil in a cast iron skillet over high heat until very hot. Place tuna steaks in the pan, turn down heat to medium and sear for 1 ½ to 2 minutes per side. Do not overcook. Just before serving, press the seared tuna steaks in sesame seeds to coat. Garnish with sesame sprouts.
Room Temperature: Place frozen tuna steaks in a colander at room temperature for approximately 1 1/1 hours or until soft.
Refrigerator: Leave frozen tuna steals in the refrigerator overnight or until soft.
Microwave: Take frozen tuna steaks out of the bag. Place on a flat microwavable plate and select defrost mode. Do not refreeze after thawed unless cooked
For optimum quality, cook immediately after thawed.
TO GRILL: Preheat grill to maximum high heat. Coat both sides of thawed tuna steak with olive oil and sprinkle with your favorite seasonings. Sear 1 ½ – 2 minutes per side. Do not overcook.