Ahi Tuna Recipe with a Tarragon Wine Butter Sauce

It is perfect for a busy week night. This Ahi Tuna recipe (also known as yellow fin tuna) can be served quite rare, so it only takes a few minutes per side and the sauce is fast to make.

Ahi Tuna in Tarragon Wine Butter Sauce

Ahi Tuna Recipe with White Wine Butter Sauce – gourmet style personified.

This recipe for ahi tuna in white wine butter sauce is one that any good restaurant would be proud to offer.

Assemble your ingredients.

Ahi Tuna ingredientsHeat the olive oil and cook the Tuna about 2-3 minutes per side. Remove and keep warm.

cook the tunaAdd the butter and cook the garlic.  Stir in the champagne vinegar, wine and tarragon and cook until reduced.

Tarragon reductionSpoon the sauce over the tuna and serve with a tossed salad for a delightful meal.

Ahi Tuna with Tarragon Wine Reduction

Yield: 2

Ahi Tuna in Tarragon Wine Butter Sauce

Ahi Tuna in Tarragon Wine Butter Sauce

Ahi Tuna is sushi grade, so it can be cooked quite rare. This makes for a super quick dinner.

Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. Ahi tuna steaks
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp Butter
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp tarragon
  • 1 Tbsp champagne vinegar
  • Cracked Black pepper (to taste)

Instructions

  1. Bring the tuna to near room temperature. This will insure that you get even cooking.
  2. Place the olive oil in a skillet, and pre-heat the pan to medium-high.
  3. Once pan gets really hot, season tuna filets with Kosher salt and cracked black pepper and sear for 1-2 minutes per side for medium-rare.
  4. Remove fish from pan and keep warm. Reduce the heat to low.
  5. Add the butter, white wine, tarragon and champagne vinegar to pan. Reduce sauce for a few minutes, then top tuna filets with sauce. Let the tuna sit for several minutes before cutting into it.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 339 Total Fat: 19g Saturated Fat: 8g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 9g Cholesterol: 84mg Sodium: 446mg Carbohydrates: 2g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 0g Protein: 33g
Nutritional information is approximate due to natural variation in ingredients and the cook-at-home nature of our meals.
 

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