​Wasabi Asian Tuna Salad Recipe Is a Fresh & Healthy Dinner or Lunch by Sarah Amona

Salads Dinner Lunch Seafood
2 years ago

​Wasabi Asian Tuna Salad Recipe Is a Fresh & Healthy Dinner or Lunch

Light, fresh and healthy, this easy Asian wasabi tuna salad recipe is what to make for lunch or dinner this summer. With crunchy bok choy and radishes, peppery arugula and cool cucumber, this easy salad recipe is on the table in about 10 minutes.

Be sure to buy the freshest tuna you can find. This salad recipe serves one but can easily be doubled or tripled for families.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 1


  • 10 ounces raw tuna, yellowfin 
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons wasabi
  • 1 teaspoon lemon or lime juice
  • 1 cup chopped bok choy
  • 1/4 cup sliced radish
  • 1/4 cup arugula
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, with peel, sliced into matchstick-size pieces or slices
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil 
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds

Here's how to make it:

  1. To make the fish, preheat a skillet to medium-high heat. Mix lime juice and wasabi. Coat tuna steaks.
  2. Spray skillet with nonstick spray Place tuna steaks on the skillet and cook over medium-high heat 5 minutes each side or until desired doneness (until the flesh of the tuna is opaque and can easily be flaked with a fork).
  3. To make the salad, mix cucumbers, bok choy, radish, arugula, olive oil, salt and pepper, to taste. Serve tuna on top of salad. Garnish with sesame seeds.

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Wasabi $5 & Up
Sesame Seeds $4 & Up
Olive Oil $4 & Up

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Elisa Schmitz
OMG, I love fresh tuna steaks. This looks like an amazing way to prepare fresh tuna, thanks!
This looks like something I ordered at my favorite Japanese restaurant...
I wish fresh seafood wasn't so expensive because I would eat this all the time!
This recipe has so many of my favorite things! Ahi tuna, arugula, wasabi, radishes ... definitely on my favorites to make in the near furure

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