Seared Sesame Tuna Salad Recipe

Try a new salad this weekend?

This easy tuna salad recipe is light yet filling and is big on taste! 

Seared Sesame Tuna Salad Recipe

Chino L. Cruz
Try a new salad this weekend?
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine Others
Servings 1


Seared Sesame Tuna Salad Ingredients

  • 1/4 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon wasabi paste
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 Cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tuna steak around 500 grams
  • Salt
  • freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 bag mixed salad greens
  • crispy garlic chips Optional
  • black sesame seeds Optional


  • Make the dressing: Whisk together soy sauce, wasabi paste, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar,and brown sugar until well combined.
  • Season tuna steak with salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste. Heat vegetable oil until it begins to shimmer. Sear tuna for 30 seconds to 1 minute on each side or until sides are brown but inside is still pink.
  • Cool for 5 minutes then slice into ½-inch-thick pieces. Toss together 1 bag mixed salad greens and prepared dressing. Top with crispy garlic, if desired.
Keyword tuna salad, tuna salad recipe
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