Ahi Tuna with Napa Cabbage Salad

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Ready in: 25 minutes
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 4
Gluten Free
Dairy Free

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ahi tuna steaks
    Seafood
  • 1/2 cup basil leaves, torn into quarters
    Produce
  • 4 tablespoons black and white sesame seeds
    Ethnic Foods;Spices and Seasonings
  • 1 bag shredded carrots
    Produce
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves, roughly chopped
    Produce
  • Coarse salt and cracked black pepper
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
    Ethnic Foods
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fish sauce
    Ethnic Foods
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
    Produce
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves, torn
    Produce
  • 1 medium Napa cabbage
    Produce
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
    Oil, Vinegar, Salad Dressing
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
    Baking

Steps

  • In a large salad bowl, whisk together lime juice, fish sauce, sugar, and sesame oil. Taste and adjust seasonings with salt and pepper.
  • Cut cabbage in 1/2 lengthwise and slice into thin ribbons.
  • Place cabbage, carrots, basil, mint, and cilantro in the bowl with the dressing. Toss to combine. Set aside.
  • Pour the sesame seeds out onto a plate. Press the tuna into the seeds on both sides, pressing gently so the sesame seeds stick.
  • Heat the olive oil in a 12-inch non-stick pan over medium high heat.
  • Add fish to pan and cook until rare, about 2 minutes per side. Alternatively, cook until done to your likeness. Slice thin and distribute among 4 serving plates.
  • Serve with a generous portion of Napa cabbage slaw.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 284.95  cal  (14.25%)
  • Fat: 13.07  g  (20.11%)
  • Saturated Fat: 2.51  g  (15.71%)
  • Carbohydrates: 12.03  g  (4.01%)
  • Sugar: 4.61  g  (5.12%)
  • Cholesterol: 43.09  mg  (14.36%)
  • Sodium: 792.24  mg  (34.45%)
  • Protein: 31.3  g  (62.6%)
  • Vitamin B12: 10.73  µg  (178.76%)
  • Vitamin K: 116.59  µg  (111.04%)
  • Vitamin C: 65.92  mg  (79.9%)
  • Vitamin A: 3770.18  IU  (75.4%)
  • Selenium: 46.15  µg  (65.93%)
  • Vitamin B6: 1.15  mg  (57.3%)
  • Vitamin B3: 11.39  mg  (56.95%)
  • Folate: 201.71  µg  (50.43%)
  • Vitamin D: 6.46  µg  (43.09%)
  • Phosphorus: 411.96  mg  (41.2%)
  • Manganese: 0.77  mg  (38.42%)
  • Magnesium: 133.42  mg  (33.35%)
  • Vitamin B1: 0.44  mg  (29.09%)
  • Calcium: 284.83  mg  (28.48%)
  • Copper: 0.55  mg  (27.27%)
  • Potassium: 939.07  mg  (26.83%)
  • Vitamin B2: 0.44  mg  (26.04%)
  • Iron: 3.51  mg  (19.49%)
  • Fiber: 4.24  g  (16.94%)
  • Vitamin B5: 1.49  mg  (14.9%)
  • Zinc: 1.94  mg  (12.9%)
  • Vitamin E: 1.82  mg  (12.11%)

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