Recipe courtesy of Alex Garcia

Coriander Crusted Tuna

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  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 1 serving
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1 teaspoon grated coriander seed

1 teaspoon grated cumin seed

1 teaspoon grated star anise

2 tablespoons olive oil

4 tablespoons butter

1/2 minced yellow onion

1/4 large diced red onion

3 cups white or green cabbage

1/4 large diced red pepper

1/4 large diced yellow pepper

1/4 large diced green pepper

1 1/2 cups orange juice

Salt and pepper to taste

1 cup lobster stock

6 ounces sushi grade tuna

3 tablespoon whole coriander seeds

1 tablespoon star anise

Pinch salt and pepper


  1. Toast spices in saute pan over high heat until aromatic, then grind in a coffee mill. Heat olive oil and butter, then saute minced onions and ground spices. Add cabbage, spices, and diced peppers and cook until tender. Add orange juice and salt and pepper. Let simmer, then add lobster stock and reduce. Dredge tuna in coriander crust. Pan sear to to temperature. In a bowl, place cabbage then top with seared tuna.