Sesame-Crusted Seared Tuna

with Avocado, Brown Rice & Creamy Sesame Dressing

Moderate | 25 min

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This seafood recipe is fresh and flavourful with sesame-crusted and gently seared Ocean Wise Yellowfin Tuna. Served atop nutty brown rice with a filling salad of napa cabbage, thin sliced carrot and avocado with a creamy dressing with Chinese sesame paste.
Contains: Egg, Fish, Mustard, Sesame, Soy

May Contain: Gluten, Milk, Peanuts, Shellfish, Sulphites, Tree Nuts

What We'll Send

Green Onion
Carrot Julienne
Parboiled Brown Rice
Chinese Sesame Paste
Maple Syrup
Sesame Oil
Pickled Ginger
Napa Cabbage
Yellowfin Tuna
Rice Seasoning
Dashi Soup Base, Granulated Garlic, Ground Ginger
Sauce Blend
Seasoned Rice Vinegar
Sauce Blend
GF Soy Sauce
Sesame Seeds
Sesame Seeds
Sesame Seeds
Black Sesame Seeds
Allergen Notice: We cannot guarantee the complete absence of food allergens. Our meals are prepared in a facility that contains allergens including tree nuts, peanuts, fish, shellfish, milk, soy, eggs, wheat, barley, rye, oats, triticale, mustard, sesame, and sulphites. Though best practices are used when preparing the meal kits, inadvertent cross-contamination may occur.
Our just-in-time sourcing system may occasionally require us to substitute an ingredient in recipes. Always check the recipe card(s) in your delivery to confirm allergen information.

Nutritional Info Per Serving
Calories 1113
Fat 63g
Protein 49g
Carbohydrates 92g

Cooking Directions


Cook Rice

  • Rinse and drain brown rice in a fine mesh sieve.
  • In a small pot, whisk together 1¼ cups water with rice seasoning.
  • Add brown rice and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low and cover with a lid.
  • Cook for 18–22 minutes or until grains are tender.

Prepare Ingredients

  • Wash napa cabbage and green onion.
  • Chop green onion into thin rounds.
  • Roughly chop pickled ginger into ½ inch strips.
  • Cut avocado in half and remove pit.
  • Slice into ¼ inch slices and scoop flesh out with a large spoon.

Prepare Salad

  • In a large bowl, whisk together 1 tsp. olive oil, Chinese sesame paste, sauce blend, sesame oil, mayonnaise, and maple syrup until smooth.
  • Add cabbage, carrots, and half of the green onion.
  • Toss to combine and set aside.

Prepare Tuna

  • Place sesame seeds on a large plate and set aside.
  • Drain and pat dry tuna with paper towel.
  • Heat 2 tsp. oil over medium-high heat in a large non-stick skillet.
  • Brush all sides of tuna with oil, and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Gently press all sides of tuna in sesame seeds to coat.
  • Once oil is hot, add tuna and cook for 1 minute undisturbed.
  • Using tongs flip each piece and cook for 1 minute.
  • Remove from heat and set on plate.

Finish + Serve

  • Divide salad between two serving bowls, placing it on one half of the bowl.
  • Garnish salad with pickled ginger.
  • Place rice on opposite side of bowl and top with remaining green onion.
  • Top each bowl with sliced avocado.
  • Slice tuna on a slight diagonal widthwise into ½ inch slices and place over centre of each bowl.
  • Enjoy!

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