Chinese Seared Ahi Tuna Salad with Mango Recipe

Serves/Makes: 8 - 10


  • 1 1/2 pounds fresh ahi tuna fillets
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon wasabi (very pungent green Japanese condiment)
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 pound wonton skins
  • 1 quart canola oil for frying noodles
  • 3 ounces saifun (dry bean thread) noodles, broken in half
  • 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup dry roasted, salted cashews
  • 1 head iceberg lettuce, sliced very thin
  • 1/2 head Savoy cabbage, sliced very thin (same as Napa cabbage)
  • 2 bunches scallions, green part sliced diagonally
  • 2 mangoes, peeled and sliced thin

  • Dressing:
  • 2 ounces pickled ginger
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 bunch scallions, white only
  • 1 cup seasoned rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Chinese sweet and sour sauce
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup toasted sesame oil
How to cook Chinese Seared Ahi Tuna Salad with Mango:
  • Mix together soy sauce and wasabi. Marinate tuna fillets in mix for 20 min.
  • Heat 1/4 cup canola oil in non-stick skillet till warm. Sear tuna fillets about 1 minute per side and chill immediately. Refrigerate for at least 30 min before slicing into 1 1/2 inch pieces, reserving odd sizes to incorporate into body of salad.
  • Slice wonton skins into very thin julienne strips. Fry in very warm canola oil in 3 batches. Cook approximately 1 minute, tossing constantly. Drain on paper towels.
  • When oil is once again warm, fry saifun noodles in two batches. (They expand rapidly upon hitting the oil.) Turn once, remove from pot; drain on paper towel.
  • TO PREPARE DRESSING: Place all ingredients in blender and mix for 3 min.
  • TO ASSEMBLE: Reserve small handful of wonton strips and nuts for garnish.
  • Combine and toss with dressing the lettuce, cabbage, green onion, remaining nuts, saifun noodles, wonton strips and odd pieces of tuna.
  • Place on platter; arrange remaining slices of tuna and mangoes decoratively around salad.
  • Top with reserved wonton strips and nuts.

This recipe for Chinese Seared Ahi Tuna Salad with Mango serves/makes: 8 - 10

The Chinese Seared Ahi Tuna Salad with Mango recipe is adopted from The Pasadena Star News - May 4. 2005.

Main Ingredient: Tuna (more Tuna recipes)
Preparation Method: Salad (more Salad recipes)
Cuisine: Chinese (more Chinese recipes)

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