Sesame Crusted Tuna Steak with Wasabi Salad

By July 30, 2021Mains, Salads, Seafood
A tuna steak seared and crusted with sesame seeds served with avocado salad and a wasabi, mirin, soy sauce, olive oil and lime juice dressing. Yum

Wow! This dish is so tasty, and tender, paired with the Wasabi Salad. Delicious. Enjoy!



Prep time

10 Minutes

Cooking time

5 Minutes


  • 1 (150-200g) tuna steak
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds


  • ½ cup chopped avocado
  • ½ red chilli, chopped *optional
  • 1 tablespoon chopped red capsicum
  • 1 tablespoon chopped red onion
  • ½ cucumber, roughly chopped
  • 1 handful salad greens


  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon mirin
  • ½ teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon wasabi paste 


  • Heat a heavy-based frying pan over medium-high heat
  • Mix the sesame oil and extra virgin olive oil together and rub onto each side of the tuna steak
  • Place the tuna into the heated frying pan, and sear for 1½ minutes then turn over
  • Sprinkle the top of the steak with the sesame seeds
  • Cook a further 1-2 minutes, until cooked to your liking


  • Place all the salad ingredients into a bowl
  • Mix the dressing together by combining the wasabi paste into the liquids
  • Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine
  • Place the tuna steak onto a serving plate and add the salad. 
  • Serve and Enjoy!

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