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Toasted Sesame Ahi Salad

This simple salad, topped with seared Ahi tuna, comes together fast, looks so pretty, and tastes awesome too!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time16 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Ahi Salad
Servings: 2


  • 2 pieces Ahi Tuna
  • 1/3 cup toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 2 cups baby spinach

Mango Salsa

  • 1 mango diced
  • 1 roma tomato diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1 key lime juiced
  • 1 tsp jalapeno optional


  • Take your tuna, and pat it dry
  • Dump your toasted sesame seeds onto a plate, and press the tuna piece into it to coat the exterior, flip over and do it to the other side
  • Heat olive oil in a saute pan, and when hot, sear ahi on both sides in pan (2-3 minutes per side) middle should be pink still
  • Mix salsa ingredients together, squeezing lime juice over the top.
  • Serve ahi over a bed of spinach, topped with mango salsa