Sesame Crusted Tuna Steak on Arugula Recipe

Sesame Crusted Tuna Steak on Arugula Recipe

How To Make Sesame Crusted Tuna Steak on Arugula Recipe

Top your arugula salad with this yummy crusted tuna steak! A pan-seared dish that has a sesame crust and drizzled with soy vinaigrette before serving.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 3 minutes
Total: 18 minutes



  • 20ozsushi grade tuna
  • 1tsptoasted sesame oil
  • ¼cupblack and white sesame seeds
  • pinch kosher salt
  • fresh black pepper,to taste
  • 5cupsbaby arugula
  • 1tbspginger,minced
  • 1tbspscallion,minced
  • 1tbspgarlic,minced
  • ½cupbalsamic vinegar
  • ¼cupred wine vinegar
  • ¼cupsoy sauce,or gluten-free tamari
  • tbsphoney
  • 2tspsesame oil,toasted
  • 1tspdijon mustard


  1. Rub the tuna steaks with 1 teaspoon of oil, and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  2. Place the sesame seeds on a medium plate. Dip entire surface of the steak into sesame seeds, pressing to adhere.

  3. Heat a skillet on high heat. When very hot, place the tuna steaks on the hot skillet and cook for 1 to 2 minutes on each side, depending on the thickness. Set aside on a plate.

  4. Meanwhile, prepare salad and soy vinaigrette.

  5. Slice tuna steaks into 16 slices and place on top of arugula.

  6. Drizzle vinaigrette over the top.


  • Calories: 1234.67kcal
  • Fat: 35.10g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.54g
  • Trans Fat: 0.09g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.99g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 14.68g
  • Carbohydrates: 67.08g
  • Fiber: 6.74g
  • Sugar: 46.37g
  • Protein: 152.77g
  • Cholesterol: 221.13mg
  • Sodium: 3864.22mg
  • Calcium: 524.50mg
  • Potassium: 3373.05mg
  • Iron: 12.96mg
  • Vitamin A: 145.75µg
  • Vitamin C: 9.55mg
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