Seared Ahi Tuna with Fried Squash and Zucchini Quinoa

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15 mins Total Time:

20 mins


  • ahi tuna
  • quinoa
  • squashi
  • zucchini
  • oil or butter


  • 1 part salt
  • 1 part black pepper

Equipment Needed:

  • Pan
  • Stovetop

Step 1: Cook quinoa according to package instructions
Step 2: Dice squash and zucchini into small pieces
Step 3: Oil and season ahi tuna
Step 4: Heat oil or butter in a pan over high heat
Step 5: Sear ahi tuna for 1-2 minutes per side, until a nice crust develops on each side, but the inside is still almost raw
Step 6: Heat oil or butter in a pan over medium heat
Step 7: Saute squash and zucchini for 7-10 minutes, until squash and zucchini develop a nice golden-brown exterior
Step 8: Add the quinoa to the pan with squash and zucchini and stir well
Step 9: Plate the ahi tuna with the squash and zucchini quinoa and serve!

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