Togarashi Seared Ahi (Tuna) Nigiri

Togarashi Seared Ahi (Tuna) Nigiri

A grand slam recipe for those that like a little kick in their seafood. The flavor is savory, yet spicy, and has a very clean finish. We highly recommend this dish for any occasion.

Talk about simple and to the point! We’ve prepared a classic seared ahi platter, but felt a kick could be some more fun for the palette. Try out this easy recipe and impress yourself and others fast.

Recipe by: Brandon Greenwell @brandon.desu

Course: Main
Skill Level: Intermediate

2-4 people
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
1-2 minutes (light sear)

You will need: a cutting board, sharp knife, clean rag, small baking pan, and a torch.



To prepare Togarashi Seared Ahi (Tuna):

  1. Make rice with a 1:1 ratio of rice and water (2 cups of rice and 2 cups of water). Be sure to wash and dry the rice well for a perfect outcome.
  2. While the rice is cooking, pat dry the 1 lb portion of Tuna.
  3. Next, we pour our Togarashi into a small baking pan and roll our Tuna in it until the portion is completely covered on all sides.
  4. Light up your torch and get a nice even sear around the Togarashi seasoned Ahi portion.
  5. Carefully begin to slice the seared ahi about the thickness of a domino and place it to the side for a moment...
  6. Our rice should be all cooked at this point, and is the right time to add our very easy sushi rice seasoning to the rice pot. Start with a light amount and carefully add more to taste.
  7. Once sushi rice is mixed and ready, grab a a small ball of sushi rice. Add a little bit of wasabi to the ball of rice and top it with a slice of seared ahi (tuna). Make sure to sandwich the press from all angles, to give the appearance the fish is one with the rice.
  8. Time to plate and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

➔ This recipe can be made with any of our products. Feel free to adjust the ratio of spices and ingredients to your liking.
➔ Don’t over think this recipe and just go for it : )

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