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Blackened Soy Ahi Burger

Blackened seared ahi tuna is topped with red pepper slaw, wasabi mayo and fresh avocado in this delicious ahi burger recipe!

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While my self-proclaimed “Ahi Week” was technically over a week ago, I still have a couple more delicious Ahi recipes to share!

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The week started with Mango Avocado Ahi Fillo Baskets, then went on to Spicy Tuna Crispy Rice Cakes and now for the delicious soy marinated, blackened ahi burger!

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The idea for this recipe came from a spicy ahi burger I used to frequently eat at a beach bar my friend worked at.  It was fresh and delicious, while also having that nice  spicy kick. I re-created it just the same!

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb ahi (cut into 4 steaks)
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 4 hamburger buns

Optional Toppings

Pour the soy sauce over the ahi steaks and brushing on all sides.

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Place in the refrigerator for 10 minutes to marinate.

In the mean time, mix all of the spices together in a small bowl.

Remove the ahi steaks from the refrigerator and coat all sides with the blackening seasonings.

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Sear the steaks for 2-3 minutes per side in a cast iron skillet.

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Place on the buns and top with wasabi aioli.

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Top with the other optionally awesome ingredients of your choice!

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There’s nothing like fresh, creamy avocado on a thick steak of spicy ahi tuna with crisp red pepper slaw and sweet pickled ginger!

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I used the blackening seasoning from this Blackened Red Snapper recipe, and it was just as delicious on the ahi!

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The ahi is just slightly seared on the outside for that beautiful bright pink center!

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Blackened Soy Ahi Burger

Blackened seared ahi tuna is topped with red pepper slaw, wasabi mayo and fresh avocado in this delicious ahi burger recipe!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 4 ahi burgers
Calories 502 kcal
Author Whitney Bond

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ahi tuna cut into 4 steaks
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 4 hamburger buns

Optional Toppings

  • 1/4 cup wasabi mayonaise
  • 1/4 cup pickled ginger
  • 1 cup red pepper cabbage slaw
  • 1 fresh avocado sliced

Instructions

  1. Pour the soy sauce over the ahi steaks and brush on all sides.
  2. Place in the refrigerator for 10 minutes to marinate.
  3. Combine the paprika, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, black pepper, thyme and oregano in a small bowl.

  4. Remove the ahi steaks from the refrigerator and coat all sides with the blackening seasoning.

  5. Sear the steaks for 2-3 minutes per side in a cast iron skillet over medium high heat.

  6. Place on the buns and top with wasabi aioli.
  7. Top with the other optional ingredients of your choice.