Seared Tuna Salad with Wasabi, Soy, Lime Vinaigrette Recipe

August 21, 2013

Seared Tuna Salad With Wasabi Soy Vinaigrette

This tuna salad recipe is becoming one of my favorite recipes for a healthy seafood dish. I love seared Tuna and the wasabi soy and lime vinaigrette is a tangy mix of unique flavors. My roommate made this for our Shark Week celebration and I've been hooked ever since.

Prep time: 22 
Cook time: 3
Total time: 25
Yield: 2 servings

Tuna Steak : 1/2 lb
Mixed Baby Lettuce : 2 cups - 2 large handfulls
Avocado, sliced 1/2
Tomatoes 1
Asparagus 1 bunch
Lime, zested : 1
Lime, squeezed : 3 tbsp ( about 1-2 limes)
Wasabi Powder :1/2 teaspoon 
Soy Sauce, Light Sodium 1 tsp 
Tabasco Hot Sauce : 5 dashes
Olive Oil : 2 tbsp
Ginger for garnish
Salt & Pepper: To Taste
 {adapted from Barefoot Contessa}

1. On two dinner plates, start to compile the desired amount lettuce.
2. Slice avocado and tomato and add to the lettuce.
3. In a medium-sized saucepan, heat a dollop of olive oil. Cut the bottom inch off of the asparagus, add to the saucepan, cover and cook for 10 mins. Stir occasionally.
5. In a medium bowl mix 2 tbsp olive oil, 1/2 tsp wasabi powder, 1 tsp soy sauce, 5 dashes hot sauce, 1 lime zested, 3 tbsp squeezed lime juice. Stir and set aside.
4. Rinse and pat tuna dry. Brush both sides with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
5. Heat a medium sized saucepan over high heat. Drop water on pan until it sizzles to tell if it's hot enough.
6. Cook tuna for 1 minute on each side.
7. Slide seared tuna in 1/4 inch slices and lay on top of the two salads.
8. Divvy out asparagus to each salad.
9. Top with ginger and desired amount of dressing.

1 comment:

  1. Ahhh! My boyfriend and I have been on a seared ahi kick lately! Can't get enough of it! We will give this version a try for sure!


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