Pan-seared tuna with cherry tomato jam

Chef: chef Andrea Moio main courses
Time 30 min Difficulty Medium Serves 4


  • 4 slices of yellow-fin tuna of about  3 ½ oz each
  • 1 can drain canned cherry tomatoes (save the liquid for another purpose)
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • salt, to taste


Put the cherry tomatoes, sugar and salt in a frying pan. Simmer it until it becomes like jam, for about 20 minutes.

Heat a cast iron griddle, pan-sear the tuna for one minute on each side, season with salt.

Put the tuna on a board, slice roughly with a knife.  Serve the tuna slices on a dish with the jam still warm on the side.