Seared Sesame-Crusted Tuna Salad

Sesame Crusted Seared Tuna Salad

Chef Tom
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Course Salad
Cuisine Asian
Servings 2 people
Calories 589 kcal


  • 6 oz ahi tuna sushi grade
  • sea salt
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 small head napa cabbage julienned
  • 1 bunch watercress
  • 1/2 cup mandarin oranges
  • ½ cup canned water chestnuts
  • ½ bunch cilantro sprigs
  • 1 cup crispy wontons
  • 1 bunch scallions chopped
  • ½ cup Asian sesame dressing


  • Place a nonstick pan over high heat.
  • Season the raw tuna with salt and crust on all sides with sesame seeds.
  • Add sesame oil to the hot pan and quickly sear the tuna on all sides, keeping it rare. Set the cooked tuna aside when finished, resting it on a paper towel.
  • Place cabbage, watercress, oranges, chestnuts, cilantro, wontons, scallions and dressing in a large mixing bowl and toss gently. Plate neatly in the center of a
 large dish.
  • Slice the tuna thin and arrange on top of the salad.


Calories: 589kcalCarbohydrates: 35gProtein: 30gFat: 39gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 32mgSodium: 705mgPotassium: 1570mgFiber: 9gSugar: 18gVitamin A: 3659IUVitamin C: 135mgCalcium: 464mgIron: 4mg
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