Loading Video...

Pepper-Crusted Tuna Steak with Teriyaki Sauce and Wasabi Smashed Potatoes

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 4 Servings
Share This Recipe

Ingredients

Wasabi Smashed Potatoes

4 russet potatoes, cubed

1 tablespoon wasabi* (See Cook's Note)

1/4 cup soy milk

Pinch sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Teriyaki Sauce

1/2 cup mirin wine

4 tablespoons low-sodium tamari soy sauce

2 tablespoons honey

2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil

4 cloves garlic, crushed

4 knobs fresh ginger, peeled

Pepper-Crusted Tuna Steak

4 yellowfin sushi-grade tuna steaks, cut 1-inch thick

1/4 cup freshly ground black pepper

4 tablespoons canola oil

Directions

  1. To make the wasabi smashed potatoes:
  2. Boil the potatoes in salt water until fork tender, about 10 to 15 minutes. Drain and place in a big bowl. Add the wasabi, soy milk, salt, and pepper and smash together. Don't over-mash.
  3. To make the teriyaki sauce:
  4. Heat a saucepan on medium, add the mirin, tamari, honey, sesame oil, garlic, and ginger, bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes. Strain the sauce to remove the garlic and ginger.
  5. To make the pepper-crusted tuna steak:
  6. Coat the tuna steaks evenly on all sides with freshly-ground black pepper. In a frying pan, heat the canola oil on high heat until smoking. Place the tuna steaks in the frying pan and baste with the teriyaki sauce. For medium-rare steak: cook for 1 minute, flip and cook for another minute.
  7. Slice the tuna against the grain to sever the muscle, making tuna even more tender. Serve with a generous scoop of wasabi smashed potatoes. Drizzle the teriyaki sauce over both.

Cook’s Note

*Use less if sensitive or prefer less heat

Fudge Factor

Chocolate Desserts

Indulge in our decadent chocolate desserts, from cookies and cakes to puddings, souffles and truffles.

Over-the-Top-Delicious Treats to Satisfy Your Food Obsession

Are you infatuated with ice cream? Do you lust over lobster? Swoon at the sight of chocolate? Here's the best recipe for each food …

Review: Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert's Chocolate Bar Nov 16, 2012

Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert have teamed up with master chocolatier Christopher Curtin to create the "Good & Evil" chocolate b …

The Craziest Chocolate Creations for American Chocolate Week Mar 17, 2013

It’s officially American Chocolate Week. Check out photos of mind-blowing chocolate creations.

How-To: Chocolate Cream Puffs

Make this classic and elegant French dessert using our step-by-step guide.

Easy Gift Idea: Chocolate-Covered Toffee Feb 7, 2013

Looking for an easy gift idea? Cooking Channel's recipe for Chocolate-Covered Toffee is just the ticket. A touch of coffee in the …

Essentials: Chocolate Basics Sep 1, 2016

Satisfy that chocolate craving in your very own kitchen. All you need is baking chocolate and a little know-how. It also helps to …

Nostalgic, Old-Fashioned and Retro Candy and Candy Bars

Take a sweet trip down memory lane by ogling these old-school candy bars and confections.

How to Make Truffles

Learn how to make a chocolate lover's favorite treat: the classic truffle made from smooth chocolate ganache.