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Sesame Crusted Tuna with Asian Slaw

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


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


  • 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)


  1. Place first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Toss with 1/4 cup dressing and salt.
  2. Place remaining 3/4 cup 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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