Awesome. The oranges made this salad. Pair great with the tuna. Also added avocado which added to flavor too.
Pan-Grilled Thai Tuna Salad
Pair with a side of crunchy rice crackers and prepare a refreshing dessert to follow the spicy salad.
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- Calories: 307
- Fat: 3g
- Saturated fat: 0.6g
- Monounsaturated fat: 0.8g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
- Protein: 41.8g
- Carbohydrate: 28.4g
- Fiber: 5.2g
- Cholesterol: 74mg
- Iron: 1.6mg
- Sodium: 398mg
- Calcium: 201mg
- Cooking spray
- 2 (6-ounce) Yellowfin tuna steaks (about 1 inch thick)
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
- 4 cups thinly sliced napa (Chinese) cabbage
- 1 cup thinly sliced cucumber
- 1/2 cup matchstick-cut carrots
- 1/3 cup presliced red onion
- 1 navel orange, sectioned and chopped
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
- 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
- 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
- 1/2 teaspoon dark sesame oil
- 1/4 teaspoon sambal oelek (ground fresh chile paste) or Sriracha (hot chile sauce, such as Huy Fong)
- 1. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Sprinkle fish evenly with salt and pepper. Add fish to pan; cook 2 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Transfer to a cutting board.
- 2. Combine cabbage and next 4 ingredients (through orange) in a large bowl. Combine sugar and remaining ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Reserve 1 tablespoon dressing. Drizzle remaining dressing over salad; toss gently to coat. Divide salad mixture evenly between 2 plates. Cut each tuna steak across the grain into 1/4-inch slices; arrange over salad mixture. Drizzle 1 1/2 teaspoons reserved dressing over each serving.
- For dessert: Spoon 1/2 cup coconut sorbet into each of 2 dessert bowls; top each serving with 2 tablespoons diced peeled mango and 1 tablespoon toasted flaked sweetened coconut.
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