Yellow Fin Tuna Salficao

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  • 1 kilo yellow fin tuna, cut into cut into large cube
  • 2 to 3 cloves garlic. chopped
  • 2 tbsp. Maggi Liquid Seasoning
  • 1-2 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 3-4 tbsp. oyster sauce
  • 2 tsp. cracked peppercorns
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tbsp. garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • juice from 2-3 pieces calamansi
  • salt
  • cooking oil


  1. Place the tuna cubes in a big bowl and mix in the calamansi juice, soy sauce, liquid seasoning, pepper, paprika and garlic powder. Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes to marinate.
  2. Heat the wok until it start to smoke, add in generous amount of cooking oil and stir fry the garlic until fragrant, do not brown.
  3. Remove the garlic from the wok and keep aside leaving only the now garlic infused oil. Add in the tuna cubes and stir cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until seared, stir cook in batches.
  4. Remove from wok and keep aside. Using the same wok and keeping the oil in frying the fish add 1/2 cup of water, oyster sauce and butter, stir cook until the butter is melted and until the liquid forms into an oily sauce.
  5. Add in the seared tuna, fried garlic, continue to stir cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until the tuna cubes are coated with the sauce correct saltiness if required.
  6. Remove from wok and serve immediately with a lot of rice.

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