Recipe: Wasabi Tuna Asian Salad

This Medifast recipe adds a little zest to your lean and green meal menu.  Ahi tuna is another great lean meat to eat in moderation. Tuna is low in saturated fat and sodium and a great source of protein and selenium, an antioxidant that boosts the immune system.

 

YIELDS: 1 Serving. 1 Lean, 3 Green, 2 Healthy Fats, 2 Optional Condiments

 

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INGREDIENTS

  • ½ lb. (8 oz.) raw tuna steak (should yield one 7-oz cooked serving)
  • 1 cup bok choy stalks, leaves removed, chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • ½ cup cucumbers, shredded or chopped into “match-stick” size pieces
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1-½ tsp. wasabi paste*
  • 1 tsp. lime juice
  • Dash of salt and/or pepper (optional)
  • Non-stick cooking spray

*Look for wasabi paste in the “international aisle” of your grocery food store. A 1-Tbsp serving should contain about 15 calories, <3 g carbohydrates, and <1 g fat.

 

DIRECTIONS

FISH

  1. Preheat skillet to medium-high heat.
  2. Mix lime juice and wasabi and coat your tuna steaks.
  3. Spray skillet with non-stick cooking spray for 5-10 seconds.
  4. Place tuna steaks on skillet and cook over medium-high heat 5 minutes each side or until desired doneness (until the flesh of the tuna is opaque and can easily be flaked with a fork).

SALAD

  1. Slice cucumbers into “match-stick” size pieces.
  2. Chop bok choy into short bite-sized pieces.
  3. Toss with olive oil, salt and pepper to taste if desired.
  4. Serve tuna on top of salad.

 

Serve and enjoy!

2015-01-12T21:04:03+00:00January 3rd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|