Spicy Hoison Tuna Appetizer


– 1 6-ounce ahi tuna steak

For the Rub:
– 1 teaspoon tumeric
– 1 teaspoon salt
– 1 teaspoon garlic powder
– 1 teaspoon ground ginger
– 1/2 teaspoon cayenne

For the Sauce:
– 1 tablespoon soy sauce
– 2 tablespoons hoison sauce
– 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
– 1 teaspoon sesame oil


– In a small bowl combine all of the rub ingredients. Mix to combine. Rub this mixture all over the tuna until it is copletely coated. Set aside.- Heat and indoor grill until very hot. Spray with non-stick spray and place the tuna on it. Cook the tuna until it is cooked on the outside but still raw and red in the center, about 2 minutes on each side.

– Meanwhile in a small bowl combine the sauce ingredients.

– Cut the tuna into small pieces, about the size of dominoes, 1 inch long, 1 inch wide and 1/4 inch thick.

– Layer them onto a plate and drizzle with the sauce. Serve with chopsticks.

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