Seared Tuna with Rocket and Cucumber Salad, and a Soy and Ginger Dressing
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Serves: 2

  • 400g fresh tuna
  • 200g rocket
  • 1 cucumber
  • 3 radishes
  • Olive Oil
  • Black sesame seeds, lightly toasted
  • 1 tbsp shallots, finely chopped
  • 1cm ginger, grated
  • ½ tsp honey
  • 1½ tbsp mirin (rice vinegar)
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sunflower or vegetable oil
  • ½ tbsp water
  • Black Pepper

  1. To make the dressing, mix all the ingredients together well.
  2. Peel the cucumber and radishes into strips using a peeler. Add to the rocket and set aside.
  3. In a hot pan, add some oil and quickly sear the tuna on all sides and set aside.
  4. Dress the salad lightly with some olive oil, salt and pepper, and place in the centre of a plate.
  5. Slice the tuna and place on top of the salad. Top with the soy dressing and the toasted sesame seeds.


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