Seared Ahi Tuna Salad

Tuna… the chicken of the sea.

Try it out this week with this insanely delicious seared ahi tuna salad with wasabi vinaigrette!

  • Prep: 10 Mins
  • Cook: 5 Mins
  • Portions: 2 Servings

Ingredients You'll Need

  • 1 Ahi Tuna Steak, approx. 6 oz.
  • 2 tsp. five spice powder
  • 1 tsp. Meridian House Seasoning
  • 1/2 Cup sesame seeds
  • Vegetable Oil, for brushing the pan
  • 10 oz. baby green salad mix
  • 4 radishes, sliced
  • 1/2 long english cucumber thinly sliced
  • 3 cups cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 1 tsp. wasabi paste
  • 1 tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 6 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt & fresh ground pepper

Directions

  1. Coat ahi tuna steak with five spice powder and Meridian House Seasoning
  2. Spread the sesame seeds out on a plate, then press into the sesame seeds to coat
  3. Heat grill pan over high heat
  4. Wipe pan with a thin layer of oil
  5. Add tuna steak to the hot cooking surface and sear tuna for 2 minutes on each side
  6. Combine greens, radishes, tomatoes and cucumber
  7. In a small bowl, whisk wasabi, vinegar and soy sauce
  8. Slowly, whisk in oil and combine dressing well
  9. Drizzle dressing over salad and toss evenly to coat
  10. Slice tuna on an angle and arrange on the salad

Discussion 4 comments

Jessie says:

Awesome , I was just thinking of making this salad!

Meridian Meats says:

Hi Jessie, So glad to hear that! Hope it’s amazing!!

linda jung says:

hi I bought the tuna when it was on sale – I tried seared tuna salad – it was awesome – we liked it so much I bought some more tuna yesterday and we are having it again for dinner- great awesome recipe- have already raved about it to everyone I know – keep posting recipes –

Meridian Meats says:

Hi Linda!
I am happy to hear you enjoyed it! So glad to hear that!!!

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