Seared Tuna with Poppy Seed Crust & Balsamic Vinegar


1 kg (2.2 lbs) fresh tuna, cubed

6 tbsp (90 ml) extra-virgin olive oil

20g (0.7 oz.) poppy seeds

4 tbsp (60 ml) balsamic vinegar

coarse sea salt, to taste


Marinate fish with balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Place in refrigerator for 15 minutes. Remove tuna from marinade and encrust in poppy seeds. Pan sear or grill for 2-3 minutes on each side. Slice each cube into 4 pieces. Season with salt and additional olive oil to taste.


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