Sesame-Ginger Ahi Tuna Salad

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Sesame-Ginger Ahi Tuna Salad

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3
Servings
15min
Prep
25min
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    Description

    Rich flavors of sesame and spicy ginger add a depth of flavor to our ahi tuna salad.

    Watch how this recipe comes together on an episode of Healthy You on HSTV.com

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    Ingredients
    Serves 3
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    Sesame-Ginger Vinaigrette
    1 tbsp. seasoned rice vinegar
    1 ½ tsp. Hy-Vee less-sodium soy sauce
    1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
    1 tsp. Hy-Vee honey
    ½ tsp. fresh ginger, grated
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee canola oil
    1 tsp. sesame oil
    Ahi Tuna Salad
    2 (4-oz. each) ahi tuna steaks, about 1-inch thick
    4 tsp. sesame seeds, black and/or white
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee black pepper
    ¼ tsp. Hy-Vee cayenne pepper
    1 tbsp. Hy-Vee canola oil
    3 c. mixed salad greens with spinach
    1 c. Hy-Vee no-salt-added garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
    4 oz. green beans, steamed
    ½ c. red cherry tomatoes, halved
    ½ avocado, pitted, peeled, and thinly sliced
    Green onions, thinly sliced, for garnish

    Things To Grab

    • Small bowl
    • Whisk
    • Cast-iron skillet
    • Meat thermometer

    Directions

    1. Prepare Sesame-Ginger Vinaigrette: Combine rice vinegar, soy sauce, lemon juice, honey, and ginger in a small bowl. Whisk in canola oil and sesame oil. Cover and refrigerate until serving time.

    2. Pat tuna dry. Combine sesame seeds, black pepper, and cayenne pepper. Rub mixture onto tuna steaks. Heat oil in a cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Sear tuna for 4 to 5 minutes or until medium-rare (145 degrees), turning halfway through. Let rest for 5 minutes, then thinly slice.

    3. Divide greens among serving plates. Add tuna slices, garbanzo beans, cherry tomatoes, green beans, and avocado. Drizzle with Sesame-Ginger Vinaigrette. Garnish with green onions, if desired. 

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    380 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 20g
    • Cholesterol: 35mg
    • Sodium: 310mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 27g
    • Protein: 26g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 20%
    0%
    Calcium 80%
    0%
    Vitamin D 6%
    0%
    Potassium 20%