Seared Ahi Tuna and Roma Beans

For the marinade combine the following in a small glass baking dish:

¼ cup soy sauce

1 tsp wasabi powder

3 TBS saki

3 cloves finely chopped garlic

-Put 4, 6 ounce Ahi tuna steaks (about ¾ inch thick) into the marinade and let stand 20 minutes.

-Trim the tips from 1# green or roma beans.

-Cook the beans in salted boiling water for 4 min, then drain well and set aside.

-Remove the tuna steaks from the marinade, reserving the remaining marinade.

-Put a heavy skillet over medium heat until quite hot.

-Sprinkle tuna steaks with 1 tsp sesame seeds and then sear for 2 minutes on each side (don’t over cook!).

-Transfer the tuna steaks to a plate.

-Add the green beans to the pan, along with the reserved marinade and the following:

3 TBS chopped dill, basil or cilantro

1 tsp brown sugar

-Cook the beans for 3 minutes until sauce is reduced.

-Put the beans on the plate along with the tuna, spoon the sauce over top and serve.