That is one among my favourite salads of all time! After many visits to Houston’s/Hillstone eating places and researching it on-line, and experimenting, I consider we’re shut! Luckily, I stay close to a Houston’s, so I get pleasure from this salad usually, however whether or not you reside close to a location or not, it is a nice, gentle, wholesome, scrumptious meal to make at house, and is ideal for entertaining this summer season, as it’s gentle, contemporary, and easy!
Right here’s what I did forward of time: Make the cilantro-ginger French dressing by combining 1 packed cup cilantro leaves, 1 inch piece contemporary peeled ginger, 1 tsp sesame oil, 1/2 cup olive oil, 1 tbsp rice vinegar (mirin), 3 tbsp contemporary lime juice, 1/2 tbsp lime zest, 2 tsp agave, 1 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp freshly floor black pepper in a blender and mix till easy (1). I then sliced up two mangoes, one avocado, two tomatoes and set them apart in a container within the fridge. I washed two heads of child frisee and one head of pink leaf lettuce then patter them dry and put them within the fridge too. Shave 1 tbsp price of ginger to be served on the aspect and now you will have every little thing prepped.
Once you’re able to eat, begin by searing off the tuna. I acquired one 8 ounce ahi tuna steak and reduce it into 3 one inch strips and seasoned all 4 sides with salt and contemporary floor pepper (2). Warmth up 2-3 tbsp olive oil in a sauté pan over medium excessive warmth after which put the tuna within the pan (3). The concept right here is to only give a fast sear to all 4 sides whereas leaving the within uncooked so it’s a must to transfer fairly shortly. As soon as all 4 sides are seared, switch to a plate (4) after which reduce into slices. Toss the blended greens with a few of the French dressing (5) then add some to every plate. Prime the salad with the tomato, avocado and mango slices after which put the tuna and the shaved ginger to the plate (6).
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Copycat Hillstone/Houston’s Sashimi Tuna Salad
For the French dressing:
1 packed cup cilantro leaves
1 inch piece peeled contemporary ginger
1 tsp sesame oil
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
3 tbsp contemporary squeezed lime juice
1/2 tbsp lime zest
2 tsp agave nectar
1 tsp salt
1 tsp soy sauce (low sodium, or omit the salt)
1/2 tsp contemporary floor black pepper
For the Salad:
two heads child frisee lettuce
one head pink leaf lettuce
two tomatoes, reduce into wedges
one avocado, sliced
two mangoes, sliced
1/4 pink onion, diced
1 tsp sesame seeds to garnish (non-obligatory)
For the Tuna:
8 ounce ahi tuna, reduce into 1 inch strips
salt and contemporary floor black pepper
2 tbsp olive oil
Pour on plate sauce and organize sliced tuna over:
4 tbsp soy sauce (low sodium most popular)
1 tbsp contemporary grated ginger
1 tbsp contemporary cilantro, finely chopped
Pickled ginger on the aspect (as served with sushi)
Make the cilantro-ginger French dressing by combing all elements in a blender and mixing till easy.
Dressing so as to add on prime of the salad:
1/2 cup fats free or low fats mayonnaise
1/4 cup yellow mustard
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
1 tablespoon finely chopped chives
(combine or mix these collectively, spoon excessive of the salad when assembled on the desk for some added zing!)
Toss the lettuce with a few of the French dressing and placed on a plate then prime with the tomato, avocado and mango.
Warmth up the olive oil over medium excessive warmth and season all 4 sides of the strips of tuna with salt and pepper. Shortly sear all sides of the tuna ensuring the within stays rare-raw, switch to a plate and reduce into slices. Plate with the salads, pour the soy-ginger sauce on the entrance of the plate, organize the tuna slices on prime of the sauce, add the pickled ginger on the aspect, serve with the honey-mustard dressing to prime the salad. I really like this with extra mango and avocado slices on the aspect!