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Sesame Crusted Seared Tuna Salad

Sesame Crusted Seared Tuna Salad

With citrus dressing

Pairs with Saratoga Sparkling Spring Water

Saratoga® Sparkling Water is the perfect pairing with this salad. The bright bubbles and light minerality complement the seared tuna, and nicely balance the sesame and citrus flavors.

Serves 4 People   ·   Cook in 30 minutes

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1 lb sushi-grade Ahi Tuna

2 tbsp ssesame oil

To taste Kosher salt

1/4 cup light sesame seeds

1/2 cup black sesame seeds


2 tbsp coconut aminos or low sodium soy sauce

1 large garlic clove, minced

1 tbsp sesame oil

1 tbsp rice vinegar

2 tbsp fresh squeezed orange juice

To taste salt & pepper

Pinch crushed red pepper

For Serving

4 soft boiled eggs, cut in half

8 cups baby spinach

As needed sesame seeds

2 avocados, sliced


For the Sesame Crusted Tuna

Step One

Sprinkle tuna with sea salt on all sides. Mix the sesame seeds in a bowl. Take the tuna and press all sides into the sesame seed mixture until it’s completely covered.

Step Two

In a non stick pan, heat your sesame oil until just smoking. Place your tuna in the pan and sear for 1 minute on each side.

Step Three

Let rest before thinly slicing.

To Serve

Step One

Whisk all the ingredients for the dressing together except for the salt, pepper, and red pepper. Then season with the salt, pepper, and red pepper to taste.

Step Two

Add 2 cups of spinach to the bottom of each plate. Top spinach with sliced tuna, sliced avocado, and one egg. Drizzle with dressing, sprinkle with sesame seeds, and serve.