Quick Tuna Steaks

Tuna steaks should not be cooked all the way through. Just a quick sear on both sides is all that's needed. We love this served over cauliflower rice with a big side of cooked vegetables and fruit. It's a quick, easy and impressive meal.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Marinating 5 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 195 kcal


  • Cast iron skillet


  • 8 oz tuna steak 1 inch thick
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce Bragg's Liquid Aminos, recommended
  • 1/4 tsp RealTaste Zen seasoning
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil or fat of choice
  • green onions, sesame seeds to garnish optional
  • 3 cups cauliflower rice quinoa, brown rice, or grain of choice


  • Mix sesame oil, honey, amino acids and Zen seasoning.
  • Reserve 1 tbsp. of the mixture.
  • Marinate the tuna for 5 minutes in the remaining mixture.
  • With 3 minutes of marinating time remaining, place skillet on stove and heat to medium. Allow to heat for 3 minutes.
  • Add oil and tuna.
  • Cook for 1 minute per side.
  • Remove from heat, slice, drizzle with remaining 1 tbsp. sauce mixture and garnish as desired.
  • Serve with cauliflower rice, quinoa, brown rice, or grain of choice.


If the steak is thicker than 1 inch; cook a little longer, if it's thinner cook a little less.  


Calories: 195kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 16gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 22mgSodium: 561mgPotassium: 521mgFiber: 2gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 1238IUVitamin C: 58mgCalcium: 31mgIron: 1mg
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