Seared tuna is served with salad greens, snap peas, and a homemade dressing. This dish is ready in 20 minutes, making it perfect for a weeknight meal.

Kathryn Conrad


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15 mins
5 mins
20 mins
Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and 1/4 of salad)


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  • Rub tuna steaks with 1 teaspoon olive oil; sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Set aside.

  • For the dressing, combine lime juice, honey, remaining 2 teaspoons olive oil, sesame oil, ginger, and remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt in a bowl; whisk to combine. Set aside.

  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add tuna; cook 3 minutes without disturbing. Turn and cook 2 minutes more or to desired degree of doneness. Transfer to a cutting board; slice into 1/2-inch-thick pieces.

  • Place 1 1/2 cups greens on each of 4 plates. Top each salad with 1/4 of the sliced tuna. Add even amounts of snap peas, scallions, and sesame seeds. Drizzle evenly with dressing.

  • *Choose ahi or yellowfin tuna over bluefin tuna: Recent reports have found unsafe levels of mercury in bluefin.

Nutrition Facts

360 calories; fat 13g; saturated fat 3g; mono fat 6g; poly fat 4g; protein 43g; carbohydrates 16g; fiber 4g; cholesterol 65mg; iron 4mg; sodium 337mg; calcium 112mg.