Soy Ginger Pan-Seared Sesame Tuna
A coriander and soya ginger pan-seared sesame tuna with an amazing fresh lime avocado cucumber salsa is just the perfect healthy meal to have.
Soy Ginger Pan-Seared Sesame Tuna


Ingredients – Avocado Salsa

  • 1 medium avocado pitted and finely diced
  • 1/2 cup finely diced cucumber
  • 1 medium tomato finely diced
  • 1 tbsp minced fresh jalapeño pepper
  • 1 tbsp minced fresh coriander 
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

*Toss all the above together and mix, set aside

Ingredients for tuna

  • 2 tbsp of mixed sesame white and black seeds
  • 2 big handfuls fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 or 2 chill, sliced
  • 1 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 2 or 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • Pinch sugar
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tuna fillets


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the coriander, chilli, ginger, garlic, lime juice, soy sauce, sugar, salt, pepper, and 2 tbsp of olive oil. Stir the ingredients together until well incorporated.
  2. Coat the sides of tuna with sesame seeds.
  3. Place a skillet over medium-high heat and coat with the remaining 2 tbsp of olive oil.
  4. Season the tuna generously with salt and pepper. Lay the tuna in the hot oil and sear for 1 minute on each side to form a slight crust.
  5. Pour 1/2 of the coriander mixture into the pan to coat the fish.
  6. Serve the seared tuna with salsa and the remaining coriander sauce drizzled over the whole plate. Top with your avocado salsa.