Sesame Tuna with Ginger Dipping Sauce

For an appetizer with Asian flair, try these cubes of fresh tuna coated with sesame seeds. Serve with toothpicks so guests can dip the flavorful morsels in the spicy dipping sauce.

Sesame Tuna with Ginger Dipping Sauce
Yield: 20 pieces Prep 15 mins Cook 350°F 8 mins to 10 mins


  • 1 pound fresh tuna steak, cut into 20 pieces (about 1-inch cubes, 1/2-inch thick)
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium teriyaki sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
Dipping sauce:
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium teriyaki sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper flakes

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

2. Combine hoisin, teriyaki and lime juice. Arrange tuna pieces in a glass baking dish just large enough to hold them in a single layer. Brush with hoisin mixture; let stand 15 minutes at room temperature or refrigerate for 2 hours.

Dipping sauce:

3. Combine hoisin, teriyaki sauce, line juice, ginger, sugar and hot pepper. Microwave on HIGH for 30 seconds to dissolve sugar.

4. To serve, sprinkle tuna with sesame seeds. Bake at 350 degrees F for 8 to 10 minutes or until firm. Serve with dipping sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 35, Fat, total (g): 1, chol. (mg): 129, sat. fat (g): 2, carb. (g): 2, fiber (g): , pro. (g): 5, sodium (mg): 60, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.