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Sesame Crusted Tuna with Asian Slaw

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

4 servings

This is a healthy light dinner perfect for a hot summer night. Even better, it can be on the table in 20 minutes! —Jackie Campbell, New Jersey
Sesame Crusted Tuna with Asian Slaw Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 package (10 ounces) shredded red cabbage (about 4 cups)
  • 1 medium pear, peeled and julienned
  • 1 medium Granny Smith apple, julienned
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1/2 cup julienned carrot
  • 2 tablespoons chopped sweet onion
  • 1 cup sesame ginger salad dressing, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds
  • 4 tuna steaks (6 ounces each)

Directions

  1. Place first six ingredients in a large bowl. Toss with 1/4 cup dressing and salt.
  2. Place remaining dressing and sesame seeds in separate shallow bowls. Dip tuna in dressing, then in sesame seeds to coat both sides.
  3. In a large skillet, cook tuna over medium-high heat until medium-rare to slightly pink in center, 2-3 minutes per side. Serve with slaw.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 534 calories, 24g fat (4g saturated fat), 66mg cholesterol, 707mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 7g fiber), 46g protein.

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