Sesame Crusted Tuna Salad with Soy Ginger Dressing


The tuna loins we sell in boxes 2 & 5 are so easy to use for a quick impressive meal.  This is a restaurant quality meal that comes together in less than 20 minutes.  Perfect for a lunch with friends or a light dinner/appetizer.



  • 1 tuna loin (from box #2 &#5) thawed and sliced into 4 sections
  • 2/3 cup black sesame seeds
  • 2 Tbls olive oil
  • avocado spray


  • 1 Tbls minced ginger
  • 1 Tbls minced garlic
  • 1 Tbls minced green onion
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup tamari or soy sauce
  • 2 Tbls honey
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard


  • 1 head of butter lettuce, torn into pieces
  • 1 tomato, seeded and diced
  • 1 avodcado, sliced
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced


  1. Whisk all dressing ingredients together and set aside.
  2. Toss salad ingredients together in a salad bowl.
  3. Rub the thawed tuna pieces in olive oil and then coat evenly with black sesame seeds.
  4. Heat a cast iron skillet to high head and spray evenly with avocado oil.
  5. Place the tuna in the skillet and sear each side for approx 1 minute.  You want the middle to remain pink and uncooked.
  6. Remove tuna from pan and with a very sharp knife, slice the tuna into 1/2 inch slices.  Place over top of the salad and drizzle with the soy-ginger dressing.