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A bowl of black sesame and almond crusted ahi tuna on mixed greens with beech mushrooms.

Black Sesame & Almond Crusted Ahi Tuna

Teri & Jenny
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Servings 2
Calories 1001 kcal


ginger-miso dressing

  • 1 ½ tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons white miso paste
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon (low sodium) soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tablespoons salad oil
  • ½ cup black sesame seeds
  • ½ cup ground almonds (medium grind)
  • 1 (8 ounce) ahi tuna steak
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil, divided
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • ½ cup brown beech mushrooms
  • 2 cups mixed greens, loosely packed
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • green onions, thinly sliced


  • Place all dressing ingredients, except salad oil, into a small mixing bowl and whisk together. While whisking add oil in a slow and steady drizzle. Set aside.
  • In a shallow dish combine the sesame seeds and ground almonds and mix together.
  • Season tuna with salt and pepper and dredge in sesame mixture until fully coated.
  • Place a medium skillet over medium-high heat and add half of each oil. Sear tuna for 1 to 2 minutes on each side (for all sides), and transfer onto a cutting board. Set aside.
  • Add remaining oil to pan and sauté mushrooms for 2 to 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer mushrooms to a medium mixing bowl and toss together with mixed greens and dressing.
  • To assemble: Slice tuna into ¼ inch slices. Divide mushrooms and greens mixture between two salad plates, top with sliced tuna and finish with green onions. Serve immediately.


Calories: 1001kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 41gFat: 87gSaturated Fat: 20gCholesterol: 43mgSodium: 312mgPotassium: 606mgFiber: 8gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 2930IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 439mgIron: 8mg
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