Seared Encrusted Tuna Steak Salad

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by mielhollinger

This recipe is featured in the book "The Naked Chef".

Top Review by Thorsten

I like the recipes from Jamie Oliver and this one is no exception. The herb-spices rub used here gives the tuna an extraordinary taste, spicy throught the chili and fresh through the coriander. Cilantro and basil do the rest and a wonderful fish dish is made. Don't overcook the tuna. I think this is the most important part here. And combine with salad, olives and sun-dried tomatoes. I added some capers. Great

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Smash up the chili and the coriander in a martar and pestle.
  2. Add the garlic, basil, cilantro, and lemon juice to taste.
  3. Mix together, and season.
  4. Lay out tuna steaks on a tray, season both sides and rub the herb mixture on to each side.
  5. Heat pan and rub it with a little olive oil.
  6. Put on the tuna.
  7. Sear the tuna so that it toasts, fries, and browns (about 45-60 seconds on each side).
  8. Rip steaks in half and serve on salad greens with sun-dried tomatoes, olives, and basil.

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