This flavoursome fish recipe that’s read in just 30 minutes, so try this great low calorie recipe that’s easy to throw together.
Tuna is a great source of healthy protein and is packed with omega-3 fatty acids that are great for helping to prevent heart disease.
Served with a crunchy salad that’s full of different flavours thanks to the oil, vinegar and ginger mixed together with the honey. With edamame beans, spring onions and carrots you’re also getting a hit of veg in this lovely dish.
What’s more, this healthy recipe serves six people, so it’s a great one to try if you’re feeding a crowd and want to cook up something super healthy.
- 4tbsp sesame oil
- 2tbsp rice vinegar
- 1tbsp honey
- 1tsp ginger
- 80g shelled edamame beans
- 4 spring onion, shredded
- 2 carrots, julienne
- 100g radish, thinly sliced
- 400g fresh tuna fillet (tail end)
- 1½ tbsp black peppercorns,crushed
- 1tbsp sesame seeds
Mix 3 tbsp of the sesame oil, the rice vinegar, honey and ginger together. Place the edamame beans, spring onions, carrot and radish in a bowl then pour over the dressing and toss to coat.
Place the tuna on a plate and brush with the remaining sesame oil. Roll through the peppercorns and sesame seeds taking care not to coat the ends.
Heat a large frying pan over a high heat and sear the length of the tuna for 2 minutes on each side until there is a 3mm ring around the edge.
Remove from the pan, cool slightly, then thinly slice the tuna. Serve with the sesame & ginger salad.
Top Tip for making Seared Tuna with Sesame and Ginger Salad
Go for a complete sesame crusted tuna and mix sesame seeds with black sesame seeds available from health food shops.