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Seared Ahi Tuna Salad


Ahi tuna is one of my favorite fish for it’s exquisite texture and mild flavor that lends it well for raw or seared dishes. Ahi tuna salad & poke bowls are frequent around here. Ahi is big in Hawai’i and I’m not complaining. Even if you’re not a sushi aficionado, give Ahi a try!

This salad is easy to make & extremely satisfying. Once you make this at home you will never pay $20 for it at a restaurant again, you’ll just make it yourself.

This will make one large salad or two appetizer sized salads.

Serves serves 1-2

Seared Ahi Tuna Salad

10 minPrep Time

5 minCook Time

15 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb Ahi block, sashimi grade
  • 4 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp coarse sea salt
  • 1 tbsp Coconut oil
  • 1 head Lettuce
  • 1/4 Maui onion Onion
  • 1/2 has Avocado
  • 2 stalks celery
  • Lemons wedge
  • 1 tbsp coconut aminos

Instructions

  • Mix sesame seeds, salt & pepper & place on a plate.
  • With clean hands, gently press your ahi steak down on sesame mix on each side, until evenly coated.
  • Heat skillet on medium high, when hot, add coconut oil.
  • With tongs, place ahi steak on hot skillet.
  • Cook one minute each side (time it or count it out).
  • Remove from skillet, set on cutting board to settle.
  • In the mean time, chop your lettuce, shave celery & onion, mix in a bowl or place.
  • Halve a ripe avocado, peel the side without the seed, slice thinly & place over bed of greens. Sprinkle with salt & sesame seed mix.
  • Squeeze lemon over salad too.
  • With a very sharp knife, slice your ahi steak in 1/4 inch slices.
  • Arrange over salad & drizzle with coconut aminos.
  • Enjoy delightfully healthy, easy yet complex tasting meal.
  • Those are my favorite kind.
http://www.thecastawaykitchen.com/seared-ahi-tuna-salad/

 

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