A perfectly seasoned tuna steak that makes an ideal Weight Watchers lunch or dinner recipe, this Seared Ahi Tuna is absolutely delicious.

It’s packed with healthy fat and protein and works wonderfully over a salad or rice. It also cooks really fast, so this is something you can get on the plate quickly.

I actually prefer mine a little more undercooked, but since my kids were eating this dish too, I opted to cook it a little longer, as you can see in the photo. But the delicious ginger and soy flavors balance the the delicate tuna perfectly, without overwhelming it.

This is definitely an easy fish recipe that tastes great, can be prepared by anyone, and is low in Points.

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seared ahi tuna steaks
SEARED AHI TUNA
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Marinate
1 hr
Total Time
20 mins
 
Perfectly flavored and deliciously light, these low calorie seared Ahi tuna steaks are loaded with protein and make a very satisfying meal. Serve over rice, salad, or just as is for an excellent Weight Watchers lunch or dinner.
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 160 kcal
Ingredients
  • 16 oz fresh Ahi tuna
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1/3 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger grated
  • 1 green onion (chopped)
Instructions
  1. In a medium sized bowl, combine all ingredients except the tuna to create a marinade.
  2. Slice tuna steaks into 4 fillets and place into marinade. Cover and refrigerate for at least an hour.
  3. Spray a large, nonstick skillet with non-fat cooking spray or an olive oil mister, and set over a medium high heat. Once the skillet is hot enough, sear the tuna steaks for a minute to a minute and a half on each side, or longer if you prefer them less rare.
  4. Remove from pan and slice into 1/4-inch thick slices. Garnish with additional green onion slices.
Recipe Notes

Entire recipe makes 4 servings

Serving size is 1 steak

Each serving = 1 Point*

*based only on ingredients with an SP Freestyle value

Nutrition Facts
SEARED AHI TUNA
Amount Per Serving
Calories 160 Calories from Fat 50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.5g 8%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Sodium 709mg 30%
Potassium 67mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 4.1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.4g 2%
Sugars 1.3g
Protein 22.3g 45%
Calcium 4%
Iron 83%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

1 Comment

  1. Christine Davis Reply

    Yum, we make this a lot. I love serving it over a salad!

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