Seared tuna with soy and cream sauce

Simple but deliciously sophisticated, Justine Schofields fish dish is perfect for easy entertaining
By Justine Schofield
Seared tuna with soy and cream sauce
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  • Serves: 2
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2x150 g tuna steaks
  • ½ lemons
  • 75 ml salt-reduced soy sauce
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 200 ml pouring cream


1. For the sauce: bring the soy sauce and sugar to the boil. Add the cream and lemon, bring to the boil. Turn the heat down slight and cook for 2-3 minutes or until the sauce thickens.

2. Place a grill on high heat. Season the tuna steaks with salt and pepper and oil the tuna on all sides. Grill the tuna to your liking. For medium rare, grill for 50 seconds on each side.

3. Serve with a spoonful of the sauce

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