Pan Seared Ahi Tuna Steaks with Avocado Salsa Recipe
Serves: 2 Servings
A light and healthy meal that's full of flavor, healthy fat, and nutrition. Perfect for those on a gluten-free, Paleo, or keto diet.
  • 2 6-ounce Ahi tuna steaks, approximately ¾" thick
  • 2 small avocados, peeled and diced (or one large)
  • ¼ cup chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons finely diced red onion
  • 2 green onions, tops only, thinly sliced
  • Juice of one large lemon, approximately 2 tablespoons
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped + extra for garnish
  • Salt and pepper
  1. Add the avocado, tomato, green onion, red onion, one tablespoon of lemon juice, one tablespoon of olive oil, and ¼ cup of cilantro to a bowl.
  2. Stir to combine and taste. Add salt and pepper to your liking.
  3. Set the salsa aside while you prepare the fish.
  4. To prepare the fish, pat dry with paper towels and sprinkle both sides with a little salt and pepper.
  5. Place a nonstick pan or well-seasoned cast-iron skillet over medium heat.
  6. When the pan is hot, add the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil, and carefully lay a fish in the pan.
  7. Cook for two minutes on each side, remove from the pan, and allow it to rest for five minutes.
  8. To serve, place the fish on a plate, and spoon the salsa over it.
  9. Finish with a squeeze of lemon and a little more chopped cilantro and green onions.
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