What Can I Eat with My Braces?

Posted on 08/16/2016
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Healthy and Easy (to make & chew)

Pan-Seared Tuna with Ginger Vinaigrette - recipe courtesy of FOODANDWINE


5 T low sodium soy sauce

5 T sake - (I use white wine)

2 1/2 T mirin

3 T minced shallot

1/2 T finely grated ginger

1/4 cup plus 2T extra virgin olive oil

kosher salt and pepper

2 1-inc thick yellowfin tuna steaks

2t toasted white sesame seeds

lemon wedges

1 bunch broccolini, trimmed


In a small saucepan, simmer soy sauce, sake, mirin and shallot until slightly reduced, 3 minutes.  Remove from heat and stir in ginger.  slowly whisk in 1/4C oil.  Season with salt and pepper.

Steam the broccolini about 6 minutes and transfer to serving plate.

In a large non-stick skillet, heat 2T oil.  Season tuna with salt and pepper.  Sear tuna over high heat , about 30 seconds on each side- not more!!

Transfer to a paper towel lined plate to drain.  Slice AGAINST THE GRAIN   and place on top of broccolini.  Drizzle with some vinaigrette and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

 Serve with lemon wedges and remaining vinaigrette.