Ahi Tuna Salad with Ginger Pear Dressing

barbara lentz


Great lite lunch salad


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10 Min
5 Min
Stove Top


  • 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
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    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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About Ahi Tuna Salad with Ginger Pear Dressing

Course/Dish: Lettuce Salads
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Asian

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