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Stock up on your vitamins and minerals with our exciting tuna recipe

If you love fish and are looking for new ways to serve it, check out our recipe for pan-seared tuna and Asian greens accompanied by a fresh cucumber relish.

It combines everything you love about fish with an exciting Asian twist. Accompanied by greens and vegetables from your fruit and veg shop, it will also give you a healthy dose of vitamin C.

Tuna is a great choice as it’s high in protein and packed with omega-3 fatty acids, which are great for a healthy heart and brain.

There are also the minerals iron, which helps transport oxygen all around the body, and selenium, an antioxidant believed to help reduce the risk of heart disease.

And, of course, you’ll get plenty of vitamins and minerals from the selection of vegetables and herbs also used in this recipe.

This dish is quick to prepare and will look stunning, making it suitable to serve to guests or just as a regular midweek dinner.

Pan-seared tuna and Asian greens with cucumber relish

  • Preparation: 20 min
  • Ready in: 20 min
  • For: 4 Servings


For the relish

For the dressing


  1. Rub a little olive oil on each side of the tuna and season with salt and pepper. Heat a frying pan to medium-high heat and sear the tuna for 1 minute on each side. Remove the tuna from the pan and set it aside.
  2. To prepare the relish, mix the coriander seeds, rice vinegar, sugar and mustard seeds in a pan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for around 7 minutes until the mixture resembles a thin syrup. Remove from heat and let the mixture cool.
  3. Put the fennel, cucumber, onion, radishes and water chestnuts in a bowl. Toss with the coriander, cayenne pepper and mint. Add a small quantity of the cooled syrup to coat the vegetables and put to one side.
  4. For the dressing, mix the garlic, lime zest and juice, chilli, fish sauce, soy sauce, rice vinegar and sesame oil in a bowl and whisk together.
  5. To serve, toss the greens with a spoonful of the dressing, then divide between four plates. Slice the tuna and serve on top of the greens with some cucumber relish. For the finishing touch, add a drizzle of dressing.

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