Chia Crusted Tuna Steak with Avocado Salsa

Online Recipe Book by Jade Mottley

Serves: 2

Prep: 15 mins

Cook: 8 mins

Nutrition per serving:

401 kcals 18g Fats

22g Carbs 40g Protein

  • Dairy Free

  • Gluten Free

  • High Protein (over 20g per serving)

  • Quick Meal (under 30 minutes)


  • 2 tuna steaks (5oz./140g each)

  • 2 tbsp. chia seeds

  • 2 tsp. coconut oil

  • 1 avocado, cubed

  • 1 red chili, deseeded, chopped

  • 5 oz. (140g) pineapple, fresh or canned, finely chopped

  • 1/3 cup. (45g) red onion, diced

  • handful coriander, chopped

  • juice of 1/2 lemon


  1. Season the tuna steaks with salt and pepper

  2. Spread the chia seeds on a plate and press each tuna steak into the seeds until coated on both sides

  3. Heat a non-stick pan with the oil to high heat

  4. Once it is hot fry the tuna steaks 3-4 minutes each side, depending on your liking

  5. The steaks are best when the inside is still raw

  6. Make the salsa by combining the avocado, chili, pineapple, onion, coriander and lemon juice in a bowl, season with salt and pepper, and mix well

  7. Serve the tuna steaks straight away with salsa as a side

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