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seared tuna & avocado with soy sauce

Seared Tuna & Avocado with Soy Sauce
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Step 1

step 1:

Cut the tuna into bite-size pieces. Cut the avocado in half lengthwise, then peel. Cut each half into 1/2 in. wide slices.

Step 2

step 2:

Dust the avocado slices lightly with a little potato starch (katakuriko).

Step 3

step 3:

Slice the garlic. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan over a low flame and sear the sliced garlic.

Step 4

step 4:

After the sliced garlic changes color, sear the tuna for a couple of minutes.

Step 5

step 5:

Add the avocado and sear on both sides for a total of a minute.

Step 6

step 6:

Add the sugar and soy sauce and sear one more minute.

Maguro to abokado no shōyu-itame


It is said in Japan that avocado resembles the taste of raw tuna, and there is a popular raw tuna and avocado dish in Japan. However, this is a unique dish because both the tuna and avocado are seared so people who do not like raw tuna can eat this delicious dish.