Seared-Tuna and Radish Salad Recipe

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Evelyn Published: March 19, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Seared-Tuna and Radish Salad

Have a serving of this tasty and filling radish salad tossed together with juicy seared-tuna and lettuce, all drizzled with a zesty vinaigrette!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 7tbspolive oil
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¾tspfresh ground black pepper
  • 1lbtuna steaks,about ½-inch thick
  • 3tbsplemon juice
  • 1small garlic clove
  • 2bibb lettuce heads,(about 1 lb)
  • 10radishes


  1. In a large nonstick frying pan, heat 1 tablespoon of oil over moderately high heat. Sprinkle ¼ teaspoon each of salt and pepper over the tuna.

  2. Cook the fish for 2 minutes. Turn and cook until done to taste; 2 to 3 minutes longer for medium-rare. Transfer the tuna to a carving board.

  3. In a small glass or stainless-steel bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, garlic, and the remaining ¼ teaspoon of salt and ½ teaspoon of pepper. Add the remaining 6 tablespoons of oil slowly, whisking.

  4. Cut the tuna into ½-inch thick slices.

  5. In a large glass or stainless-steel bowl, combine the lettuce and the radishes, and toss with all but 2 tablespoons of the vinaigrette.

  6. Put the salad on plates. Top with the tuna slices and drizzle the remaining vinaigrette over the top.

  7. Serve, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

If desired, substitute 2 6-ounce cans of drained canned tuna for the fresh tuna. Skip step 1 completely and add the drained canned tuna along with the lettuce and radishes.


  • Calories: 352.56kcal
  • Fat: 24.44g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.50g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 17.38g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.77g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.16g
  • Fiber: 1.56g
  • Sugar: 1.62g
  • Protein: 29.11g
  • Cholesterol: 44.23mg
  • Sodium: 358.28mg
  • Calcium: 45.09mg
  • Potassium: 785.51mg
  • Iron: 2.19mg
  • Vitamin A: 155.85µg
  • Vitamin C: 12.06mg
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