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Seared Coriander & Peppercorn Crusted Tuna




Indulge your taste buds with a culinary adventure featuring Seared Coriander & Peppercorn Crusted Tuna—a delectable alternative to the traditional beef dish. This seared tuna recipe is not only a breeze to prepare but also bursts with exquisite flavors that will leave your palate yearning for more.

Whether you prefer the stovetop or the grill, this recipe is incredibly versatile. The key to achieving perfection every time is a trusty cast-iron pan, your best friend in the kitchen. Its even heat distribution and ability to retain high temperatures make it the ideal vessel for achieving that coveted sear on your tuna.

The star of this dish is the Seared Coriander & Peppercorn crust, which imparts a rich and aromatic depth of flavor to the tender tuna steak. The coriander adds a citrusy, earthy note, while the peppercorns provide a subtle kick of heat. Together, they create a harmonious symphony of tastes that will tantalize your taste buds.

But this recipe is more than just a delightful meal—it’s a nod to sustainability. Tuna, when sourced responsibly, can be an environmentally conscious choice. In the Tips & Resources section, you’ll find valuable information on tuna and sustainable practices, allowing you to make an informed decision about the ingredients you use in your kitchen.

So, whether you’re a seasoned cook or a novice in the culinary world, this Seared Coriander & Peppercorn Crusted Tuna recipe offers an easy yet flavorful way to enjoy a delectable seafood alternative. Elevate your dining experience with this dish, and savor the irresistible combination of seared perfection and sustainable culinary choices. Give it a try, and you’ll be pleasantly surprised at how easy it is to add this exquisite tuna recipe to your repertoire.


Coriander & Pepper Crusted Seared Tuna

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 11 minutes
Course Appetizer, Brunch, Lunch, Main Course, Party
Cuisine American, Mediterranean, North American
Servings 2
Calories 444 kcal


  • 1 lb Ahi Tuna
  • 1 tbsp Peppercorn (Crushed)
  • 1 tbsp Coriander (Crushed)
  • 1 tbsp Oil (Grapeseed Or Vegetable )
  • 1/2 cup Ponzu Sauce (Or Mix Soy With Lemon/Lime)
  • 1 lemon (Quartered)


  • Rince tuna under cold water to clean and pat dry.
  • Place peppercorn, coriander and salt on flat plate or cookie sheet and mix together.
  • Place tuna on plate and press spice mixture on all sides. (same as video)
  • Heat oil in pan on med-high for about one minute.
  • Sear Tuna for about 2 1/2- 3 minutes each side. It depends on desired temperature.
  • Take off burner and place on cutting board. Let cool.
  • Prepare a small dipping dish with the ponzu.
  • Cut tuna as in video and squeeze lemon all over.
  • Serve with ponzu and slice of lemon.


One pound can serve 3-4 people as an appetizer.
Two people ffor main dish.


Calories: 444kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 54g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 0.03g | Cholesterol: 86mg | Sodium: 1432mg | Potassium: 744mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 4990IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 4mg


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