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Soba noodle and tuna salad

9
7
2
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
20 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
2
Difficulty
Easy
Sprinkle tuna steaks with sesame seeds to create a crunchy edge when cooked. Mix through fresh greens and some soba noodles for an Asian sensation

Ingredients

Raw tuna

300 g, (2x 150g steaks)

Soba noodles 100% buckwheat

100 g

Sesame seeds

1 tbs

Snow peas

1 cup(s), (100g) thinly sliced

Watercress

1 cup(s), (55g)

Baby spinach leaves

1 cup(s), (30g)

Green shallot(s)

2 individual, thinly sliced

Fresh coriander

¼ cup(s)

Lemon juice

2 tbs

Soy sauce

1 tbs

Wasabi paste

5 g, 1 tsp

Oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Cook noodles in a large saucepan of boiling water, following packet instructions, or until just tender. Refresh under cold water. Drain. Transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Meanwhile, sprinkle 1 side of tuna steaks with sesame seeds. Lightly spray a medium non-stick frying pan with oil and heat over medium-high heat. Cook tuna for 2–3 minutes each side or until cooked to your liking. Slice thinly.
  3. Add snow peas, watercress, spinach, shallots and coriander to noodles. Toss to combine. Whisk juice, soy sauce and wasabi in a small bowl until combined. Serve salad topped with tuna and drizzled with wasabi dressing.

Notes

TIP: You can use a 425g can of tuna in brine sprinkled with toasted sesame seeds instead of fresh tuna.