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Sesame-Crusted Tuna with Glass Noodle Stir-fry

  • Spicy
  • Low Calorie
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Premium Tuna Fillet, Sesame-Crusted with a Glass Noodle Stir-fry

  • 0.0 min

    Slice the spring onion and red chilli.

  • 1.0 min

    Julienne the carrot, zucchini, red capsicum and snow peas.

  • 3.5 min

    Finely chop the ginger and garlic and cut the red onion into wedges.

  • 5.0 min

    Juice the lime and reserve the correct amount of the juice.

  • 5.5 min

    To make the chilli and ginger dressing, heat 1/2 of the sesame oil in a small saucepan over low heat.

  • 6.0 min

    Add the ginger, garlic and chilli and cook, stirring until soft.

  • 6.5 min

    Stir in the sugar and half the vinegar and stir until the sugar dissolves, then simmer for a few moments until the vinegar is not as strong.

  • 7.5 min

    Add a splash of water and bring to the boil.

  • 8.0 min

    Remove from the heat, add half the soy sauce, fish sauce and lime juice and stir to combine. Set aside in a small bowl to cool.

  • 8.5 min

    Bring a saucepan of water to the boil.

  • 9.0 min

    Season the tuna steaks with salt and pepper.

  • 9.5 min

    Dredge the tuna steak(s) in the sesame seeds until completely coated, then set aside.

  • 10.5 min

    In a wok or frying pan, heat the remaining sesame oil.

  • 11.0 min

    Remove the boiling water from the heat and add the glass noodles to the saucepan and allow to soak.

  • 11.5 min

    Add the snow peas, carrot, red pepper, red onion and zucchini. Season with salt and pepper and stirfry until tender crisp.

  • 13.0 min

    Take the pan used to make the dressing and heat over medium-high heat.

  • 14.0 min

    Add the tuna steak to the frying pan and shallow fry until browned on both sides. (2 minutes on each side for medium).

  • 15.0 min

    Cut the glass noodles into 10 cm lengths and add to the wok.

  • 16.0 min

    Add the remaining rice vinegar, soy sauce and spring onion and continue to stir fry until the glass noodles are translucent.

  • 18.0 min

    Remove the tuna and thickly slice.

  • 19.0 min

    Transfer the noodle stirfry to serving plates and serve hot alongside the sesame crusted tuna and the ginger-chilli dressing.

  • Ingredients



    Fish Sauce

    Brown Sugar

    Fresh Red Chilli



    finely chopped



    Red Onion

    coarsly chopped

    Red Capsicum




    Snow Peas

    Glass Noodles

    Rice Vinegar

    Soy Sauce

    Sesame Oil


    finely chopped

    Spring Onion


    Vegetable Oil

    Sesame Seeds

    Tuna Steak

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