A Japanese method of preparing fresh fish by searing  it very briefly over high heat.

Executive Chef John Emerson says it's surprisingly easy to serve this impressive appetizer at your next party. "Fresh ingredients are the key to this dish, especially the fresh seafood (that's why we source our tuna and salmon from trusted suppliers). Once you learn the basics, you can get creative with the combinations!" Here's how to get started.

Tuna Tataki Green Chili

Tuna Tataki Poke

Garnish with cucumber ribbons,
cilantro sprigs & sesame seeds

Salmon Tataki Ceviche

Salmon Tataki Truffle Ponzu

How to sear tataki

You'll need:

1 pkg (6 oz) Wegmans King Salmon Sashimi Style OR Wegmans Ahi Tuna Sashimi Style

Salt and pepper to taste

¼ cup white sesame seeds

¼ cup black sesame seeds

1 tsp Wegmans Pure Olive Oil


Combine white and black sesame seeds in bowl. Season salmon or tuna with salt and pepper on both sides. Coat fish with sesame seed mixture on all sides; press seasoning firmly into fish.


Heat oil in nonstick pan on MED-LOW until oil faintly smokes.


Add fish to pan; cook 40-50 sec on each side. 


Transfer to large bowl of ice water; chill 40 sec. Drain on paper towel-lined baking sheet.


Cube in 16 pieces using sharp knife. Serve 4 pieces per serving over our suggested garnishes; drizzle each serving with 1 Tbsp of our recommended dressing.

List Quick View
List Quick View


Not Available at
Items listed as Not Available may not be sold in your store or may not be available at this time.
Est. List Total at
Your estimated total will vary depending on weight/number of items, tax, discounts, etc. Your actual total can only be determined upon purchase at checkout.
send to instacart
Not Available