Sesame-Crusted Tuna with Summer Salsa

Sesame-Crusted Tuna with Summer Salsa

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"This grilled tuna recipe is a summer favorite. It cooks up quickly and is very easy to make!"


25 m servings 498 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 498 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 29.7 g
  • 46%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.6g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 31.9 g
  • 64%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 50 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 65 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat grill for medium heat. Lightly oil grate.
  2. Mix together the avocado, mango, lime juice, ground ginger, and wasabi powder in a bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Set aside until ready to serve.
  3. Spread the sesame seeds over the bottom of a shallow dish. Brush the tuna steaks with the canola oil, and dip into the sesame seeds, evenly coating both sides.
  4. Place tuna steaks on prepared grill. Cook until fish turns opaque, turning once, about 4 minutes for 1 inch thick steaks. Serve immediately with summer salsa and additional wasabi on the side.
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  1. 24 Ratings


Loved this recipe! Easy, light and refreshing. I of couse had to add some additional things for preference. First I used sesame oil instead of canola. For a better presentation I also used white...

An outstanding recipe. I used a sushi grade of Ahi Tuna and made the recipe exactly as directed. The flavors were very complimentary of one another. This dish presents very well for entertain...

Absolutely delicious!! I couldn't find wasabe powder, so I just used wasabe paste. My husband tasted the summer salsa without the tuna and didn't like it at all. BUT when served with the tuna...

Wow! This recipe makes you look like a chef! I cubed my tuna and cooked it in a covered skillet with a little canola oil (I don't have a grill). I also had a little wasabi mayonnaise on the s...

So... I used frozen tuna steaks, my wasabi powder is old and mild, and I substituted orange/peach/mango juice for the lime. Still, this recipe was solidly unremarkable. The tuna steaks needed...

SO good! I didn't use the wasabi powder but I did put lime zest in the salsa and it was fab! Will do it again for sure!

This was delicious! I didn't even have to toast the sesame seeds, they got nice and crispy while cooking on the tuna. I let them brown a lot which gave more flavor to the tuna. The salsa was in...

The summer salsa is the BEST part of this recipe. I've made it since on it's own for tortilla chips and think it would be great with tilapia or shrimp. This was fantastic with a nice semi dry ...

WOW! Fast & delicious! Loved it, can't wait to do this one again.