Cooking tuna rare is easy, just get yourself a nice piece of tuna and get your grill really hot! The hardest part is not cooking it too long, you want the tuna to have a thin jacket of cooked edge with the middle still being cold and vibrantly raw.
Serve this grilled tuna recipe family style and arm everyone with chopsticks. Everyone will be nice and friendly with soy sauce dribbling down their chins and fighting for the last piece of fish, it will be gone quicker even than it takes you to make it!
[print_this]Grilled Tuna with Soy and Chives Recipe
(serves 4 as an appetizer)
1 lb fresh tuna steak
2/3 cup tamari or light japanese soy sauce
1/3 cup rice vinegar
1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives (or green onion)
1 tablespoon fresh ginger
Stir together the soy, vinegar, chives and ginger in a small bowl. Heat your grill or BBQ to high.
Pat the tuna dry and grease your grill with canola oil. Put the tuna on the grill for 30 seconds. After30 seconds, flip and grill for another 30 seconds. Remove to a cutting board and slice thinly. Top with freshly ground pepper and drizzle witha few tablespoons of the sauce. Serve extra sauce on the side.[/print_this]