Pan seared Yellowfin tuna

Pan seared Yellowfin tuna

  • Time 31minutes
  • Serves 2
  • Difficulty Easy


2 x 170g Yellowfin tuna loin portions

200g spring greens

½ a cucumber

70g salted cashews

20g white sesame seeds

1 tbsp soy sauce

1 tbsp fish sauce

1 tbsp honey

1 tbsp sesame oil

1 lime

1 clove garlic

10g coriander

10g mint


To make the dressing, zest and juice the lime into a mixing bowl. Add the honey, sesame oil, fish sauce, soy sauce and sesame seeds. Grate the garlic on a microplane and add to the dressing.

Grate the cucumber on the coarse side of a box grater and add to the above, and mix.

Lightly roast the cashews, crush with a rolling pin and add to the dressing.

To cook the spring greens, lightly oil a frying pan and add the spring greens. Cook for about 4 to 5 minutes.

Pan fry the tuna steaks for 2 to 3 minutes on either side. Then rest for three minutes.

Slice the tuna and serve on the spring greens. Garnish with the dressing and herbs.

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