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Sesame Tuna

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  1. Cook the rice according to the package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, pour about 1/2 inch of water into a small saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Fit a steamer basket in the pan. Place the green beans in the steamer, cover, and steam until tender, about 4 minutes.
  3. Coat the tuna evenly on both sides with the sesame seeds. Heat the oil in a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add the tuna and cook for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes per side for medium rare. Serve with the rice and green beans.
February, 2007

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 603
  • Fat 21g
  • Sat Fat 4g
  • Cholesterol 43mg
  • Sodium 57mg
  • Protein 41g
  • Carbohydrate 65g
  • Sugar 4g
  • Fiber 7g
  • Iron 4mg
  • Calcium 50mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Many fish fillets have small pin bones in them, which can pose a choking hazard. Before cooking, gently run your fingers along the fillets, locate any bones, and pull them out with tweezers. 

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