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Freeze-Dried Yellowfin Tuna - Seared - Sliced


18 Oz. of Fresh Yellowfin - Seared & Sliced

5 Oz. Net weight Freeze Dried (Approximate)


Each Resealable Mylar bag has an oxygen and moisture absorber to ensure the longest shelf life possible.



Freeze-dried seared yellowfin tuna slices can be a delicious and convenient addition to your meals. Here are instructions for cooking freeze-dried seared yellowfin tuna slices:


1. Rehydrate the Tuna Slices (Optional): Rehydrating freeze-dried tuna slices is not necessary, as they are already cooked. However, if you prefer a softer texture, you can rehydrate them by following these steps:

- Place the desired amount of freeze-dried seared yellowfin tuna slices in a bowl or container.

- Add enough cold water to cover the slices completely.

- Allow them to soak for about 5 to 10 minutes or until they become soft and pliable.

- Stir occasionally to ensure even rehydration.

- Drain off any excess water before cooking.


2. Cooking Methods:

- Pan-Seared: Heat a skillet or frying pan over medium-high heat. If needed, add a small amount of oil to the pan to prevent sticking. Place the rehydrated or dry freeze-dried tuna slices in the hot pan and sear them for about 30 seconds to 1 minute on each side, or until they develop a browned crust. Cooking time may vary depending on the thickness of the slices. Avoid overcooking to prevent them from becoming dry.


- Torch-Searing: If you have a culinary torch, you can use it to sear the freeze-dried tuna slices. Hold the torch flame close to the surface of the tuna slices and move it back and forth to sear the exterior. Be careful not to overheat or burn the slices.


3. Seasoning: Before or after searing, season the tuna slices with salt, pepper, or any other desired spices, marinades, or sauces to enhance the flavor. You can use ingredients like soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger, or lime juice to add additional taste.


4. Serving: Once cooked and seasoned, serve the freeze-dried seared yellowfin tuna slices as a standalone dish, atop salads, in sushi rolls, or in other recipes where seared tuna is used.


Since freeze-dried seared yellowfin tuna slices are already cooked, the main purpose of the cooking process is to sear the exterior and add flavor. Adjust the cooking time and seasoning based on your preferences and the desired level of doneness. Enjoy your seared tuna slices in various culinary creations!

Freeze-Dried Yellowfin Tuna - Seared - Sliced

  •  When handling and storing freeze-dried foods, it's important to follow these instructions to maintain their quality and ensure food safety:


    1. Read Packaging Instructions: Carefully read and follow any specific instructions provided on the packaging of the freeze-dried food products. Handle uncooked freeze-dried foods the same as fresh raw foods.


    2. Properly Seal and Store: After opening the packaging, make sure to reseal it tightly to prevent air and moisture from entering. Properly sealed packaging helps maintain the quality and shelf life of freeze-dried foods. If the original packaging is not resealable, transfer the contents to airtight containers or resealable bags.


    3. Store in a Cool, Dry Place: Store freeze-dried foods in a cool, dry area away from direct sunlight, humidity, and heat sources. Exposure to these elements can compromise the quality, texture, and taste of the food. Aim for a storage temperature between 50°F (10°C) and 70°F (21°C).


    4. Protect from Moisture: Moisture is the enemy of freeze-dried foods as it can lead to spoilage. Keep the packaging or containers away from areas with high humidity or sources of moisture, such as sinks or steamy environments.


    5. Prevent Cross-Contamination: Use clean utensils or washed hands when handling freeze-dried foods to avoid cross-contamination with other ingredients or surfaces. This helps maintain the quality and safety of the freeze-dried products.


    6. Check for Signs of Spoilage: Before consuming or using freeze-dried foods, inspect them for any signs of spoilage. Discard the product if you notice off-odors, unusual colors, or mold growth. If the packaging is damaged or compromised, it's best to err on the side of caution and not consume the product.


    7. Rotate and Use Before Expiration: Freeze-dried foods have a long shelf life, but it's advisable to consume them before the expiration date mentioned on the packaging for the best quality. Practice proper first-in, first-out (FIFO) rotation to ensure older products are used before newer ones.


    By following these handling and storage instructions, you can maintain the quality, flavor, and nutritional value of your freeze-dried foods for an extended period, ensuring a satisfying culinary experience.

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