Main dish, fish/seafood

Sesame Tuna Salad

Sesame Tuna Salad
Prep Time
25
Cook Time
0
Total Time
25

Overview

Toasted sesame oil transforms a humble staple like canned tuna into an elegant supper. We love the crunch of napa cabbage in this salad, but romaine lettuce would also work if you happen to have that on hand.

Nutritional Information

4 Servings
Calories228
Carbohydrates9g
Fat16g
Saturated Fat2g
Mono Fat9g
Protein14g
Cholesterol12mg
Dietary Fiber3g
Potassium200mg
Sodium353mg

Ingredients

¼ cup rice vinegar or lemon juice
3 tablespoons canola oil
2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
1 ½ teaspoons sugar
1 ½ teaspoons minced fresh ginger
2 5- to 6-ounce cans water-packed chunk light tuna , drained
1 cup sliced sugar snap peas or snow peas
2 scallions , sliced
6 cups thinly sliced napa cabbage
4 radishes , julienne-cut or sliced
¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
Freshly ground pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Whisk vinegar (or lemon juice), canola oil, soy sauce, sesame oil, sugar and ginger in a small bowl.
  • Combine 3 tablespoons of the dressing with tuna, peas and scallions in a medium bowl.
  • Divide cabbage among 4 plates. Mound one-fourth of the tuna mixture (about 1/2 cup) in the center of each plate and garnish with radishes, cilantro and sesame seeds. Drizzle with the remaining dressing (about 2 tablespoons per salad) and season with pepper.

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