A rich and saucy Asian dish with a gingery taste, cooked with mirin.

Steamed Tuna with Asian Sauce


2 – 184 grams Century Tuna Solid in Vegetable Oil
½ cup mirin
¼ cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons hondashi
¼ cup sliced carrots
½ cup sliced leeks
2 teaspoons crushed ginger
½ cup sliced onions
¼ cup shiitake mushrooms, soaked and thinly sliced
¼ cup sugar
1 teaspoon sesame oil


Mix together mirin, soy sauce, hondashi, carrots, leeks, ginger, onions, mushrooms, sugar and sesame oil. Set aside.

Put tuna in a heat-proof dish. Pour in the mirin mixture. Cover with foil. Steam for 20 minutes. Serve hot.

Use as an appetizer or main dish with rice.

Makes 8 servings.

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