Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Ahi Tuna Salad

One of my favorite starters to order at a restaurant, aside from the cheese plate, is the tuna tartare.  To satisfy the craving at home, I make something similar once in awhile.  This recipe does call for a couple of unique ingredients you may not necessarily have on hand, but you can pick them up at most grocery stores.


Ingredients
  • Ahi tuna
  • Tomato
  • Avocado
  • Scallions
  • Spicy mayo (I get it from the sushi counter at my store- it's about $1.00 for a small cup)
  • Wasabi paste- comes in a tube
  • Black sesame seeds
I sear the tuna in a skillet over medium high heat for about two minutes per side and them remove and let rest while I dice the tomato and avocado.  Add in a bit of chopped scallion, the spicy mayo and wasabi paste to taste and sprinkle with the black sesame seeds.  

Are you into sushi or not so much?  I know people love it or hate it.  I'm definitely in the love category! 


12 comments:

  1. You are killing me. This is our all time favorite dish. I have to surprise Ry and make it. Thank you. And such a beautiful photo. {like the new header over at HWH}

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  2. I love the way that you cook and made your own recipes. I made the oatmeal muffins. I love it. Can you please do a post about the protein and supplements the you take. Also proteins bar. I started working out two months ago. You really look nice and a super shape.

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    1. Thanks for letting me know what you'd like to see, I'll work on it! :)

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  3. I love sushi, but tuna is not my fave. My hubby however LOVES it, so I'll have to make this for him. Great photo!

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  4. This looks delicious!

    Great blog with so many healthy recipes, i'm following you now!

    Love, Jennifer

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  5. I like your recipe's they are so healthy and love your blog very pleasant to the eyes. Great thinking and great share...

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  7. I could eat this every single day.

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  8. How do you select the tuna? Would the tuna at whole foods be acceptable? Seems like it has to be sushi-grade...? Thanks!

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    1. I do get mine at Whole Foods. Sometimes they don't have sushi grade, but I still buy it because I'm searing it for a minute on both sides so I think it's okay. Great question!

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