Ahi Tuna Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing Recipe

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Yvonne Published: December 30, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021
Ahi Tuna Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing Recipe

How To Make Ahi Tuna Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing

For this ahi tuna salad, ahi tuna is lightly seared then mixed with mixed greens, cucumber and carrot noodles, avocados, and peppers.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 1 minute
Total: 21 minutes



  • 1lbahi tuna,cooked to rare in the middle and thinly sliced
  • 6cupsmixed salad greens
  • 1cupred or yellow bell pepper,or yellow bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 2cupscucumber “noodles”,made with a spiralizer tool or thinly shaved with a vegetable peeler
  • 2cupscarrot “noodles”,made with a spiralizer tool or thinly shaved with a vegetable peeler
  • ½cupwonton strips
  • 2tbspSesame seeds
  • 1avocado,thinly sliced

For Dressing:

  • 3tbspsoy sauce
  • 2tbsprice vinegar
  • 1tspfresh ginger,finely minced
  • 2tbsphoney
  • ¼cupsesame oil
  • Salt and pepper,to taste


For the dressing:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a jar or resealable container. Shake vigorously to combine. Store in the refrigerator until ready for use.

For the salad:

  1. Place the greens in a large bowl; drizzle with half of the dressing.

  2. Arrange the ahi tuna, bell peppers, avocado, cucumber, carrot and wonton strips on top of the lettuce; sprinkle with sesame seeds.

  3. Drizzle the remaining dressing over the top and serve immediately.


  • Calories: 440.40kcal
  • Fat: 24.23g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.60g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.34g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.92g
  • Carbohydrates: 26.18g
  • Fiber: 7.21g
  • Sugar: 13.22g
  • Protein: 32.48g
  • Cholesterol: 44.23mg
  • Sodium: 938.17mg
  • Calcium: 115.43mg
  • Potassium: 1265.97mg
  • Iron: 3.04mg
  • Vitamin A: 738.30µg
  • Vitamin C: 57.33mg
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