Sesame Encrusted Tuna with Avocado and a Spicy Slaw. This dish combines the freshness of tuna and avocado with the zing of a spicy slaw, creating a perfect blend of flavors and textures.


For the Sesame Encrusted Tuna:
– 2 fresh tuna steaks (about 6-8 ounces each)
– 1/4 cup sesame seeds (white or black, or a combination of both)
– 1 tablespoon soy sauce (or tamari for gluten-free option)
– 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
– 1 tablespoon olive oil
– Salt and pepper to taste
– 1 tablespoon vegetable oil (for searing the tuna)

For the Spicy Slaw:
– 2 cups shredded cabbage (green or purple, or a mix of both)
– 1/2 cup shredded carrots
– 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
– 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
– 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
– 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
– 1 tablespoon honey (or a low-carb sweetener for a keto version)
– 1 tablespoon sriracha sauce (adjust to your preferred level of spiciness)
– Salt and pepper to taste

For Serving:
– 1 ripe avocado, sliced


1. In a shallow dish, combine the sesame seeds with a pinch of salt and pepper. Pat the tuna steaks dry with paper towels, then brush them with soy sauce, toasted sesame oil, and olive oil.

2. Press the tuna steaks into the sesame seed mixture, making sure the seeds adhere to all sides of the fish. Gently press the seeds onto the tuna to help them stick.

3. In a mixing bowl, combine the shredded cabbage, shredded carrots, sliced red onion, and chopped cilantro to make the spicy slaw.

4. In a separate small bowl, whisk together the fresh lime juice, rice vinegar, honey, sriracha sauce, salt, and pepper to make the dressing for the slaw.

5. Pour the dressing over the slaw mixture and toss until everything is well coated. Adjust the seasoning and spiciness to your taste.

6. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Once the oil is hot, add the sesame-encrusted tuna steaks.

7. Sear the tuna for about 1-2 minutes per side, depending on the thickness of the steaks and how rare you like your tuna. Avoid overcooking to keep it tender.

8. Remove the tuna steaks from the skillet and let them rest for a minute before slicing.

9. To serve, place a mound of spicy slaw on each plate. Top with sliced avocado and then the sesame-crusted tuna.

10. Garnish with additional cilantro and lime wedges, if desired.

Enjoy your Sesame Encrusted Tuna with Avocado and Spicy Slaw! It’s a refreshing and flavorful dish that’s perfect for a light and healthy meal.

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Welcome! I’m Anosh the owner and founder of Low Carb Diet World. I created this website back in 2013 as a way to save keto-low carb recipes and share them with others.