Yellowfin Tuna
Disney Cruise Line

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Serves: 4
Skill Level: Moderate
Time: 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 4 yellowfin tuna steaks (¾ cup ea.)

Vegetables

  • 1 bok choy
  • ½ cup soybeans
  • sesame oil
  • salt and pepper

Ponzu Glaze

  • 1 cup ponzu sauce
  • 1 tbsp. hoisin sauce
  • ½ tsp. ginger
  • 1 tbsp. rice wine vinegar

Rice Noodles

  • 1 lb. rice noodles
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 quarts water
  • salt and pepper for seasoning

Garnish

  • 1 tsp. black sesame seeds (toasted)

Tuna Steak

1. Sear the tuna steak in a heated skillet with olive oil on both sides (approx 1 minute each side).

Bok Choy and Soybeans

1. Heat with olive oil in a medium skillet. Sauté bok choy and soybeans for 2–3 minutes.

2. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.

Ponzu Glaze

1. Add the ingredients to a hot saucepan and reduce until thick. If necessary, use a little cornstarch to thicken. Set aside.

Rice Noodles

1. In a medium stock pot, bring water, olive oil and salt to a boil. Drop noodles in and watch closely (they cook very quickly).

2. Splash with seasoned iced water to cool. Set aside.

3. When ready to serve, reheat in a pan and season with salt, pepper and black sesame seeds.

Assembly

1. Lay the tossed vegetables on the center of the plate.

2. Roll the rice noodles on a fork and place on top of the vegetables lengthwise.

3. Gently lay the tuna steak against the noodles

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4. Spoon the ponzu glaze onto the bottom of the plate.

5. Garnish with a light sprinkle of sesame seeds.