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Al's Fantastic Seared Tuna Topped with Amazing Salsa

Al’s Fantastic Seared Tuna Topped with Amazing Salsa

3-4 large bunches of fresh cilantro, finely chopped
3-6 fresh jalapenos, seeded and chopped
1-2 T. ginger paste
4 garlic cloves, pressed
Juice of 4-6 limes
6 T. soy sauce
Pinch of sugar
Sea salt, black pepper
¼ c. Good quality olive oil
4-6 sushi-quality tuna steaks (about 6 oz. each)
4-6 fresh avocados, peeled, pitted and sliced

  1. In a bowl, combine the cilantro, jalapeno, ginger, garlic, lime juice, soy sauce, sugar, salt, pepper and olive oil. Stir to mix well. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet or hibachi over medium-high heat, drizzle with olive oil.
  3. Rub the tuna steaks with olive oil and season with salt and pepper, generously.
  4. Lay the tuna in hot oil and sear for 1 minute on each side to form a slight crust.
  5. Pour about ½ of the cilantro mixture into the skillet or hibachi to heat.
  6. Plate up the tuna steak with some of the hot cilantro mixture and top with sliced fresh avocados.
    *My son-in-law, Al, did this dish on our outside hibachi. It was sooooooooooooo delicious and easy. Give it a try.
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