Chili Ponzu Marinade

This marinade is especially good on tuna. Marinate briefly then sear lightly. If you like, you can reserve some marinade to use as a dipping sauce.

Serves: 16Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 16


  • 1 cup ponzu sauce
  • ½ Tbsp. sambal chili paste
  • 1 Tbsp. orange zest
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and finely minced
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp. toasted sesame seeds
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil


  • In a medium bowl, mix ponzu sauce, chili paste, zest, garlic, pepper, and sesame seeds.
  • Stream in the oil, whisking constantly. Refrigerate in a sealed container until needed. (Use the marinade within 1 week.)