Ahi Tuna Salad
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Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: Asian
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Serves: 3
 
Ahi Tuna Salad is a heart healthy meal.
Ingredients
Dressing
  • ½ medium sweet onion, chopped
  • ¼ cup grapeseed oil
  • ⅛ cup good quality olive oil plus 1 Tbsp. for cooking
  • 1 tsp. powdered ginger
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. Umani paste
  • 1 Tbsp. low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. powdered wasabi
Salad
  • 1 Small head of romaine lettuce, washed and torn
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 6 large mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • ¼ red onion, sliced
  • 12 snap peas, cut in half
  • 1 medium ahi tuna steak
  • black sesame seeds
  • sesame seeds
  • Salt and pepper
  • Chow Mein Noodles
Instructions
  1. In a blender add all the dressing ingredients and whirl until smooth. Set aside.
  2. Assemble salad using the romaine, red pepper, mushrooms, bean sprouts, red onion and snap peas onto three plates.
  3. Cut ahi tuna steak into 1½" wide logs. Mix sesame seeds together. Salt and pepper and roll in sesame seeds. Heat olive oil in a cast iron pan and cook tuna for 1 min. per side or until desired doneness. Tuna should be on the rare side.
  4. Slice into small pieces and arrange on salad. Drizzle with dressing and garnish with chow mein noodles.
Recipe by Noshing With The Nolands at http://noshingwiththenolands.com/ahi-tuna-salad/