Seared Ahi with Maui Onion Dressing


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Seared Ahi with Maui Onion Dressing


Maui Onion Dressing
1/2 Maui Onion finely diced
1/4 cup Soy Sauce
1/4 Tablespoon Rice Wine Vinegar or Sushi Vinegar
2 Tablespoon Water
Dash of Japanese Red Pepper Flakes called Schimi (substitute with dash Cayenne is OK)
Dash black pepper
Kosher Salt to taste
Seared Ahi Tuna
12 ounces Sashimi Ahi Tuna (about two rectangular blocks of Yellowfin Tuna)
1/2 Cup of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Dash of Schimi
Dash of black pepper
Dash of Kosher Salt


  1. Soak tuna overnight in gallon bag with Extra Virgin Olive Oil (this will soften the tuna).
  2. Sprinkle some Schimi, Pepper, and Kosher Salt on tuna all sides.
  3. Sear on hot pan each side about 30 seconds. Slice into pencil thick slices.
  4. Pour dressing on flat plate.
  5. Arrange Ahi slices around plate
  6. Garnish with some Diakon sprouts or substitute with Alfalfa Sprouts.
This recipe appears in: Seafood
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