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Spiced Crusted Yellowfin Tuna

Try this seafood recipe for spiced crusted yellowfin tuna from The Chef's Wife for your next dinner.


Yield: 4 servings



  • 1 tablespoon fennel seed
  • 1 tablespoon coriander
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seed
  • 1/2 tablespoons peppercorns
  • 1 pound sushi quality yellow-fin tuna, cut into 4 rectangular logs
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Combine the spices in a spice grinder and process into a fine powder.
  2. Coat the tuna logs with oil, season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Roll each log into the spice blend coating well.
  4. In a large non- stick sauté pan over medium heat, briefly sear each side of each log for 5 seconds. Refrigerate.
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