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Pan Seared Tuna - Avocado and Radish Salad

Chef Bud Andersen from Ben E. Keith foods treated The Early Show to a delicious and fresh and quick meal.

Pan seared tuna is a very simple and light meat. Ahi tuna can be expensive to order at restaurants, but now you know how to cook it at home.

Pan Seared Tuna w/Avocado Radish Salad


2 C finely cut fresh cilantro

½ ea jalapeno, sliced

1 clove garlic grated

1 tsp fresh ginger grated

2 ea limes juiced

2 TBSP soy sauce

¼ C extra virgin olive oil

6 oz sushi-quality tuna

1 each ripe avocado, halved, pitted, peeled and sliced

6 ea sliced radishes

¼ ea cucumber, seeded. cut diagonally

1 Tblsn kosher salt

¼ tsp McCormick coarse ground black pepper


In a mixing bowl whisk, the cilantro, jalapeno, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, lime juice, salt, pepper and 2 tblspn of olive oil until well incorporated. Divide mixture in half, add tuna to mixture before searing for no more then 15 minutes.

Over a medium high flame, place a skillet, and add 2 Tablespoons of olive oil. Sear for about 2 minutes per side for rare, and an additional 2 -3 minutes for well done. Mix the avocado slices, radish slices, cucumber slices and carrots together, splash with sesame oil, and serve seared tuna on top of salad mixture.


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