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Tuna over bed of caramelized onion


While on the macrocasting for the second edition of MasterChef in Spain I saw this recipe from another contestant, and I could not help ask him the recipe I bring to you today. That’s very easy to do and it’s delicious, unless you don’t like fish near raw.


  • Tuna
  • Onion
  • Teriyaki sauce
  • Sugar
  • Ginger

As long as tuna will be for a small period of time cooking, to avoid anisakis you can froze tuna about 48 hours and get out of freezer 8 hours before preparing the recipe. Prepare a sauce to marinate the tuna with teriyaki sauce, salt, ground pepper, and grated ginger, mix well and keep the tuna 20 minutes on each side.

To prepare the caramelized onion, cut one onion onto strips, add olive oil in a pan and the onion and some salt. Keep stirring all the time until the onion start to turn golden, then add a bit of sugar and some drops of teriyaki sauce. Keep stirring until the liquid is evaporated.

To cook the tuna, use a griddle very hot, add a bit of sesame oil and cook the tuna about 30 seconds on each side. Place the tuna over the caramelized onion and enjoy.

Tuna over bed of caramelized onion

Music played in the video (Airport Lounge) was composed by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com), also he is the owner of song’s rights which are released under a CC-BY license.

  1. José Luis
    August 19, 2014 at 18:11

    Has hecho muy poco el atún. Lo normal es que la carne no quede tan poco hecha. PAra cocinarlo bien y que no te quede seco por dentro, ponlo 15 seg. con la planta muy caliente por cada cara. Después, baja el fuego y deja que se haga más lento. Puedes retirar las piezas, volver a calentar mucho la plancha (o sartén) y las vuelves a pasar otros 15 segundos…. El pescado así de crudo es cosa de japoneses….

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