yellowfin tuna

(redirected from Ahi Tuna)
Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to Ahi Tuna: bluefin tuna

yel·low·fin tuna

 (yĕl′ō-fĭn′)
n.
A commercially important tuna (Thunnus albacares) with yellow fins, found in tropical and subtropical seas.

yellowfin tuna

(ˈjɛləʊˌfɪn)
n
(Animals) a large marine food fish, Scomber albacares, of tropical and subtropical waters, having yellow dorsal and anal fins: family Scombridae

yel′low•fin tu′na

(ˈyɛl oʊˌfɪn)
n.
an important food fish, Thunnus albacares, inhabiting warm seas. Also called yellowfin.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yellowfin tuna - may reach 400 poundsyellowfin tuna - may reach 400 pounds; worldwide in tropics
genus Thunnus, Thunnus - tunas: warm-blooded fishes
tunny, tuna - any very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus; related to mackerel; chiefly of warm waters
References in periodicals archive ?
Fire-grilled Kurobuta pork belly is another good one, as are the voodoo shrimp, calamari, truffled deviled eggs, or pan-seared ahi tuna with orange-ginger sauce.
Dated July 27 and sent from the agency's San Francisco District Office, the resulting warning letter, told Tropic Fish Hawaii LLC that its "fresh, refrigerated histamine-forming fish products, including Ahi tuna, mahi mahi, and skipjack tuna" are hence adulterated, meaning that "they have been prepared, packed, or held under insanitary conditions whereby they may have been rendered injurious to health.
The product is made with Ahi tuna that is hardwood smoked, vacuum packed and then cold shipped.
His friends towed the capsized boat back to shore, with the monster Ahi tuna also in tow.
On the menu for the night was Blackened ahi tuna for starters; Filet Oscar style with crab cakes and sauce for mains; and a decadent Creme brulee for dessert.
Best efforts from two recent visits were sesame-flavored beef satay sticks ($9) with a mango-peanut sauce, Chilean sea bass in a slightly spicy wasabi-soy vinaigrette ($24) and lime-marinated, seared ahi tuna ($22).
Among other entree choices is Flash-Seared Ahi Tuna with wasabi aioli, sesame-ginger dressing, jicama, orange and cilantro salad, cucumber, zucchini and avocado ($28.
Here's what it includes: Wild sashimi-grade ahi tuna fillet, crushed mustard seeds, nicoise-style vegetables with capers and lemon zest, whole wheat pasta and minted pesto.
It's a salad that blends the flavors of late summer and early fall: grilled ahi tuna, red leaf lettuce, and slices of tomatoes and fresh buffalo mozzarella cheese drizzled with an apple-kiwi vinaigrette that's his own creation.
I ate the greatest piece of Ahi tuna ever cooked, with help from a stimulated appetite.
Hotel Rouge offers floor-to-ceiling red faux leather headboards and crimson velvet draperies, and in Bar Rouge, the menu includes signature cocktails like "sin on the rocks," a rocks glass filled with Raspberi Stoli, Limonaya Stoli and cranberry juice topped with champagne and garnished with a lollipop, as well as specialty plates such as smoked salmon-wrapped ahi tuna poke with carrot-tequila emulsion and sesame, and warm Navajo fry bread with citrus creme fraiche and American sturgeon caviar.
If I could figure out how to sear Ahi tuna, I'd do so and drink this wine with it.