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Crispy Tuna Steaks

crispy tuna steaks
  • (1/3 cup) orange juice
  • (4 Tbsp.) hoisin sauce
  • (4) tuna steaks
  • (1/2 cup) sesame seeds, divided
  • (4 tsp.) toasted sesame oil
  • (6 cups) shredded napa cabbage
  • (2) carrots, grated

Crispy Tuna Steaks

Fresh tuna steaks with a crispy sesame seed coating served on a bed of warm napa cabbage with a drizzle of an Asian orange sauce.

Preparation Time
About 10 minutes
Cook Time
About 15 minutes


  1. 1In a small bowl, whisk together orange juice and hoisin sauce, set aside.
  2. 2Place 1/4 cup sesame seeds in an even layer on a plate. Use paper towels to pat the tuna steaks dry, then coat both sides with seeds, set aside.

  3. 3Place a large, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 tsp oil. When hot, add cabbage and carrots. Cook 4 minutes, stirring every so often.

  4. 4Add 2 Tbsp. hoisin sauce and 1/4 cup sesame seeds, cook another 2 minutes, set aside.Place skillet back over medium-high heat. Add 2 tsp. oil.

  5. 5When hot, add tuna and cook 6 minutes minimum (rare), turning once. Top cabbage with steaks and orange sauce and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 steak, 1/4 cabbage

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 414
  • Total Fat 21.1 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 17.9 g
  • Protein 38.4 g
  • Cholesterol -- mg
  • Sodium 331 mg
  • Fiber 4.1 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Dinner

Recipe Subcategory: Entrées with Fish

Recipe Ethnicity: Asian

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: Yes

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Fish

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.