Chimney Tuna Loin

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 13 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 1 hr
  • Cook: 3 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1/2 cup dark soy sauce

1/2 cup honey

1/4 cup dry wasabi powder

2 pounds tuna loin, cut into 2 pieces

1/2 cup sesame seeds

2 tablespoons peanut oil


  1. In a non-reactive bowl combine soy, honey, and wasabi powder. Reserve 1/4 cup for dipping sauce. Roll each piece of tuna in this mixture to coat evenly. Marinate from 1 hour to overnight. Remove the tuna from the marinade and discard the marinade.
  2. On a plate, lay the sesame seeds. Roll the tuna in the seeds to evenly coat.
  3. Fire up the chimney and top with a well-oiled grate. Sear for 15 to 30 seconds per side or to desired temperature. Remove to rack and rest for 3 minutes. Cover with foil or plastic wrap to achieve carry over cooking. Slice thinly and serve with the dipping sauce.

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