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ahi tuna salad with ginger pear dressing

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

Great lite lunch salad

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For ahi tuna salad with ginger pear dressing

  • 2
    inch piece of ginger sliced
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil
  • 1
    asian pear peeled cored and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    white miso
  • 2 tsp
    lime zest
  • 1 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • 1 clove
  • 4
    ahi tuna steaks
  • 1/2 c
    black sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp
    ground ginger
  • salt
  • salad ingredients of your choice

How To Make ahi tuna salad with ginger pear dressing

  • 1
    Cook the ginger in the oil in a small saucepan over med. low heat for 10 to 15 minutes. Do not burn. let oil cool. Strain out the ginger and discard.
  • 2
    Place the pear, miso, lime zest, vinegar and garlic in a blender and blend until smooth. Drizzle in the olive oil until emulsified. Taste and season with salt
  • 3
    Season the tuna with salt. Mix the black sesame seeds with the ginger powder. Roll the outside of the tuna steaks in the seed mixture
  • 4
    Add a little oil to a cast iron pan. Get pan hot and sear the tuna on both sides. Remove tuna to cutting board and slice
  • 5
    Arrange salad ingredients together on plate. Top with tuna and drizzle the dressing over top.

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