Overhead view Everything Bagel Seared Tuna Steak on a plate

Everything Bagel Seared Tuna Steak

This dish has it all- everything bagel seasoning, tasty tuna steak, and U.S.-grown rice! The healthy and easy to make bowl will leave your guests both impressed and full. This recipe features U.S.-grown white rice and was developed by our friends at the Seafood Nutrition Partnership.

  • Servings
  • Serving Size
    1 plate
  • Prep Time
    14 min
  • Cook Time
    1 min
  • Total Time
    15 min


  • 2 cups medium or short grain rice, cooked
  • 1-2 medium tuna steaks (sushi grade)
  • 1 egg
  • 4 tablespoons of everything bagel seasoning
  • 1½ tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 2 teaspoons coarse black pepper
  • ¾ teaspoons sea salt
  • optional sauce of sauce of ginger, lime, wasabi, and soy sauce
  • optional toppings of jalapenos and leafy greens


  • In a flat-bottomed bowl, mix everything seasoning, sesame seeds, coarse black pepper, and sea salt. Set aside and beat 1 egg in a small bowl.
  • Pat dry tuna steaks, then coat in egg and dredge in the everything crust mixture.
  • Set the coated tuna steaks to the side and in a cast-iron skillet heat 2-3 tablespoons of sesame oil on high/medium-high heat.
  • When the oil is hot, place your tuna steaks in the pan, moving them carefully so that the everything coating stays intact. Cook 30 seconds per side, including the edges.
  • Remove from the skillet and slice thinly with a sharp knife, cutting across the grain of the tuna.
  • Place over bed of cooked white rice and serve immediately.
  • If desired, add sauce combination and top with jalapenos and greens.

Recipe Notes

Visit the Seafood Nutrition Partnership for more information.