Air Fryer Ahi Tuna is one of the best Air Fryer Seafood recipes, and it’s so easy to make. Today, I paired it with a simple garden salad, but this versatile dish goes with anything.

Air Fryer Ahi Tuna

Ahi Tuna Steaks are so good, they are actually yellowfin tuna, and I made a simple Asian marinate with sesame oil, soy sauce, fresh ginger, and some lime juice. This made for a great and quick dinner recipe.

The sauce provides a great and easy way to dress up tuna, a Japanese-inspired meal.

If you are looking for even more Air Fryer Seafood Recipes, some of my favorites are AIR FRYER GARLIC LEMON BUTTER SCALLOPS, BLACKSTONE CRAB CAKES, AIR FRYER LEMON PEPPER SHRIMP and AIR FRYER SALMON PATTIES.

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What Is An Air Fryer?

An air fryer is a popular kitchen appliance that has been growing in popularity in recent years. But what is an air fryer and what does it do? An air fryer is a small appliance that uses hot air to cook food. This means that you can enjoy fried foods without the added oil. Air fryers are also small and lightweight, so they are perfect for kitchens with limited counter space. If you are looking for a healthy alternative to fried foods, or if you are just looking for a convenient way to cook, then an air fryer may be the right appliance for you!

What Is Ahi Tuna?

Ahi Tuna is really yellowfin; ahi is the Hawaiian name for yellowfin tuna. While there are different grades for tuna, ahi tuns are usually sashimi grade.

You can find it at most American Grocery Stores, in the seafood department. It is either frozen or in the seafood case.

The difference between Ahi Tuna and other fish dishes is that Ahi Tuna is typically cooked outside but raw in the middle.

Why Make Ahi Tuna In The Air Fryer?

If you’re like me, then you love cooking Ahi Tuna. But have you ever tried cooking it in the air fryer? If not, then you’re missing out! The air fryer cooks the tuna perfectly, ensuring that it’s moist and delicious. So why not give it a try? I promise you won’t be disappointed!

Ingredients In Air Fryer Ahi Tuna

Ingredients In Air Fryer Ahi Tuna
  • Ahi Tuna Filet
  • Panko Bread Crumbs
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Garlic Powder
  • Red Pepper Flakes
  • Aioli Sauce

How To Make Air Fryer Ahi Tuna

 Make Air Fryer Ahi Tuna

In a small bowl, mix together the panko bread crumbs, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, and red pepper flakes.

How To Make Air Fryer Ahi Tuna

Preheat the air fryer to 400 degrees F, air fryer setting, for 4 to 5 minutes. Meanwhile, roll your Ahi Tuna into the panko bread crumb mixture.

Air Fryer Ahi Tuna

Spray your Air Fryer with cooking spray, and set the time for 3 to 5 minutes. This will depend on how rare you want your tuna.

Air Fryer Ahi Tuna

Sashimi Grade Food Options:

Sashimi-grade fish is the highest quality of all types, and safe to eat raw. So long as you use this type in your recipe it will be guaranteed not only delicious but also free from any parasites or bacteria that could make them sick!

You can purchase sashimi-grade fish at Whole Foods or at specialty food stores.

What is the difference between ahi tuna and regular tuna?

Do you know the difference between ahi tuna and regular tuna? A lot of people don’t. The main difference is that ahi tuna is a type of yellowfin tuna, while regular tuna is a type of bluefin tuna. Bluefin tunas are a bit bigger than yellowfins, but both are considered high-quality fish. So if you’re looking for something delicious and nutritious, give one of these types of tuna a try!

What is ahi tuna?

Raw, sushi-grade ahi tuna is a bright pink-red color with a slightly sweet and nutty flavor. This fish is low in fat and calories, yet high in protein and Omega-3 fatty acids. It is often served as sashimi or in poke bowls. Ahi tuna can also be grilled, seared, or blackened.

Is Ahi the best tuna?

If you’ve ever been to a sushi restaurant, there’s a good chance you’ve ordered ahi tuna. Ahi is considered one of the most delicious and prized types of tuna.

Air Fryer Ahi Tuna

Is eating ahi tuna good for you?

Ahi tuna is a highly sought-after seafood item due to its flavor and health benefits. But what are the health benefits of ahi tuna? And is eating ahi tuna good for you?

Tuna is not the most common type of fish you’ll find at your local grocery store, but it’s one that contains a harmful chemical called mercury. As long as you eat tuna in moderation it is perfectly safe.

Can you eat raw ahi tuna?

Raw ahi tuna is a sushi favorite, but can you eat it without cooking it? The answer is yes, you can eat raw ahi tuna, but there are some things to consider first. While most people find that raw ahi tastes great and is healthy to eat, there are a few risks associated with eating it without cooking it first. So if you’re thinking about giving raw ahi tuna a try, make sure you understand the risks and take the necessary precautions to protect yourself.

What to serve with ahi tuna?

Ahi tuna is a delicious, healthy fish that can be served in many ways. But what should you serve with it? Here are some ideas to get you started.

Sesame-Ginger Slaw: This slaw is light and refreshing, and goes great with the slightly spicy flavor of ahi tuna.
Pineapple Salsa: This salsa is sweet and tangy, and pairs perfectly with the richness of the ahi tuna.
Miso Soup: This soup is hearty and flavorful, and provides a savory contrast to the sweetness of the ahi tuna.
Brown Rice: Brown rice makes a simple, healthy side dish that goes well with any type

How to thaw frozen fish

If you can only find ahi tuna steaks frozen, you can purchase them, and then let them thaw in the refrigerator overnight. I find that the best tuna is that which is sold fresh.

Air Fryer Ahi Tuna

What Sauce To Serve With Air Fryer Ahi Tuna

If you’re looking for a delicious and healthy meal to make in your air fryer, look no further than ahi tuna. This seafood is both flavorful and nutritious, and it’s perfect when paired with a tasty sauce. So, what sauce should you serve with your air fryer ahi tuna?

Today, I made a simple Aioli Sauce, which is amazing and complements the tuna perfectly. I have included the recipe below in the recipe card below!

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Air Fryer Ahi Tuna
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Air Fryer Ahi Tuna

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
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Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings

Description

Looking for a healthy and delicious way to prepare Ahi tuna? Look no further than your air fryer! With just a few simple ingredients, you can have a mouth-watering meal that's both nutritious and satisfying. So what are you waiting for? Try this recipe today!

Ingredients 

Ahi Tuna Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces ahi tuna filet
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Aioli Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sriracha sauce
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic

Instructions

  • Mix together the panko bread crumbs, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, and red pepper flakes in a small bowl.
    Make Air Fryer Ahi Tuna
  • Preheat the air fryer to 400 degrees F, air fryer setting, for 4 to 5 minutes. Meanwhile, roll your Ahi Tuna into the panko bread crumb mixture.
    How To Make Air Fryer Ahi Tuna
  • Spray your Air Fryer with cooking spray, and set the time for 3 to 5 minutes. This will depend on how rare you want your tuna.
    Air Fryer Ahi Tuna
  • Plate and serve with garlic aioli sauce.
    Air Fryer Ahi Tuna

Equipment

  • Air Fryer

Notes

To Make The Garlic Aioli Sauce:
Mixing all of the aioli sauce ingredients into a small bowl, refrigerate until serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 313kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 15gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 14gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 33mgSodium: 816mgPotassium: 208mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 1412IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 30mgIron: 1mg

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