Sesame-Coated Tuna with Cilantro Salsa

30. July 2005 Fish 0

1 tuna steak
1/4 cup sesame seeds
2 tomatoes, seeded and diced
1 garlic clove, crushed and finely chopped
1 tbsp cilantro, finely chopped
1 tbsp lime juice
arugula or other mixed greens
salt, pepper, olive oil

1. Cut tuna steak in thick chunks. Roll in sesame seeds to coat. Refrigerate until ready to cook.
2. For the salsa, combine tomatoes, garlic, oil, lime juice in a bowl. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
3. Heat a frying pan and add olive oil. When oil is hot, fry tuna until tender but still pink in the center, about 2-3 minutes per side. Remove and drain on paper towels.
4. Serve on top of greens and spoon the salsa on the side. Season with salt and pepper.

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