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  • Spicy Ahi Tuna with sweet chili soy and wilted sesame Bok-choy (yield 1 or 2 as appetizer)
  • 1- 8oz. Ahi Tuna (or 6 oz) loin piece
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tbsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp cumin (ground)
  • 2 tbsp onion powder
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • cayenne pepper, to taste ***please note that all spices have to be equal parts execpt cayenne***
  • 2 tbsp canola or vegetable oil for searing.


  • 1. Mix all spices together including salt, pepper & cayenne.
  • Pat dry the tuna and rub lightly with oil.
  • Roll into spice mix and pat down so spices will adhere.
  • 2. On a medium sautee pan, add 2 tbsp of oil and place on high heat.
  • Allow the oil and pan to get really hot.
  • Place tuna on pan and let it sit on each side for 10 to 15 seconds per side or until brown (not burned) on all sides, including the ends.
  • 3. Remove from heat and allow it to rest for 1 minute.
  • Slice thin.
  • Center should be red and cool.

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