Steamed Tuna Steaks with Soy Ginger Sauce

Steamed Tuna Steaks with Soy Ginger Sauce


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About this recipe: Fresh tuna steaks are steamed and then served with as Asian-style ginger, sherry, garlic and soy sauce.

Janice Laughton

Serves: 8 

  • 1kg (2 1/4 lb) fresh tuna steaks
  • 100ml (4 fl oz) soy sauce
  • 100ml (4 fl oz) sherry
  • 100ml (4 fl oz) vegetable oil
  • 1 bunch spring onions, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh root ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Place tuna steaks in a steamer over 3cm (1 in) of boiling water, and cover. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, combine remaining ingredients. Bring to the boil.
  3. Remove tuna from steamer, and place in a serving dish. Pour sauce over tuna, and serve immediately.

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Reviews (6)


Altered ingredient amounts. I loved this recipe as did everyone I made it for. I do think that the amount of ginger is an awful lot. I used less than 1/4 the amount and it was delicious. - 15 Sep 2008


Altered ingredient amounts. This recipe is excellent and very easy!!! I used half the ginger and would probably reduce the amount to about 2 tablespoons next time. - 15 Sep 2008


Altered ingredient amounts. I would give this 10 stars if I could. My husband couldn't stop talking about it, and my father kept giving me the "thumbs up" during dinner (a major compliment) I did take the advice of the other reviewers and added less ginger (2 tablespoons) and it was delicious. Thanks, Janice!!! - 15 Sep 2008

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