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How is tuna supposed to be cooked?

Asked: Guillaume Vernet Guide Peche, Last Updated:

If you are cooking fresh tuna at home, it should ideally be cooked medium-rare, seared very quickly over high heat, preferably on a grill. If you cannot handle medium-rare tuna, at least do not overcook it. Cook until the flesh changes color and is no longer translucent.

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