Seared Ahi Tuna Salad


Colorful, vibrant dish that hits the spot in a light, refreshing way. Perfect for lunch by the shore.

TYPE SIDE DISH
SERVES 6
DIFFICULTY EASY
PREP TIME 30 MIN
COOK TIME 15 MIN

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds Ahi Tuna Steak
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon red chili sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 4 tablespoons sesame seeds, plus more for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 8 heads little gem lettuce, leaves separated, washed and spun dry
  • 2 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped pineapple
  • 1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced

Directions

  1. Marinate the Tuna in the soy sauce mixture for at least 1 hour or up to 4 hours. Remove from marinade at pat dry.
  2. Place an All-Clad D3 Skillet over medium-high heat and coat with 2 tablespoons of oil. Lay the tuna in the hot oil and sear for 1 minute on each side to form a crust.
  3. Remove from pan and rest for a few minutes before thinly slicing.
  4. Whisk together the vinaigrette and set aside.
  5. Combine lettuce, radishes, pineapple, onions, and macadamia nuts. Toss with vinaigrette as needed to coat evenly. Top with sliced Tuna and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

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