Tuna Pepper Steak with Cucumber Sesame Salad

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This fish and vegetable dish is entices with a hint of Asian flavor. Simply rub the fish with salt, pepper, and extra virgin olive oil before you grill it. The salad is 100% fresh with minimal ingredients. Grilled tuna steaks and fresh cucumber salads combine as a delicious and nutritious dinner prepared in just a few minutes. It’s quick and easy!

Tuna Pepper with Cucumber Sesame Salad

4 servings

Tuna Pepper with Cucumber Sesame Salad

Yields: 4 servings | Serving Size: 1 tuna steak and cucumber salad | Calories: 381 | Total Fat: 21 g | Saturated Fat: 4 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 65 mg | Sodium: 255 mg | Carbohydrates: 5 g | Dietary Fiber: 1 g | Sugars: 2 g | Protein: 41 g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 4

Ingredients

  • 4 (6-ounce, 1-inch slice) fresh tuna steaks
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 2 cucumbers, julienned
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil

Instructions

  1. Rinse and pat dry the tuna.
  2. In a small bowl, mix 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
  3. Rub the salt and pepper mixture on the tuna then coat each slice with the extra virgin olive oil. Let it sit for 15 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, toast the sesame seeds. Over medium heat, in a small dry saucepan, toast the sesame seeds for 3 minutes then set them aside.
  5. In a medium bowl, mix the cucumber, the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, pepper, 1-1/2 tablespoon sesame seeds and sesame oil.
  6. Over medium - high heat, on a hot griddle or barbecue grill, cook each side of the tuna between 5 - 6 minutes.
  7. Sprinkle the remaining 1/2 tablespoon sesame seeds on the tuna.
  8. Divide the tuna steaks in half.
  9. Serve the tuna steaks immediately with the cucumber salad.
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