Grilled Tuna Salad

How to make a Grilled Tuna Salad.

Ingredients: Serves 6

  • 1½ pounds sushi-grade tuna (about 2 inches thick)
  • 1½ cups baby arugula
  • 1 seedless cucumber, peeled
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced radish
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Lemon & Herb Vinaigrette


  1. Spray grill rack with non-stick non-flammable cooking spray.
  2. Pre-heat grill to medium-high heat (350°F to 400°F).
  3. Cut tuna into 2-inch-wide rectangles.
  4. Brush tuna with oil to coat.
  5. Season fish with salt and pepper, pressing gently to adhere.
  6. Grill tuna, turning often to grill all sides, until ⅛-inch border is opaque but still very rare inside, 4 to 6 minutes total.
  7. Transfer tuna to cutting board, and cut across the grain into ⅛- to ¼-inch slices.
  8. Set aside.
  9. In a medium bowl, combine arugula, cucumber, radish and avocado.
  10. Add 3 tablespoons Lemon & Herb Vinaigrette and toss gently to combine.
  11. Divide salad among serving plates.
  12. Layer tuna over salad.
  13. Serve with remaining vinaigrette, if desired.
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