tuna and avocado salad

Easy Tuna & Avocado Salad (In Avocado Bowls!)

By Elizabeth Liew  , , ,

March 21, 2019

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This classic salad is given a South East Asian makeover with a sprinkle of red chillies and coriander. Even coconut milk helps add creaminess to the yummy goodness of fresh avocado. Try this recipe for a quick snack or to share with friends and family.

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Yields: Serves 4

Ingredients

500 g raw tuna

4-5 tbsps lime juice

2 tbsps sesame oil

1 cup coriander, roughly chopped

2-cm ginger, finely chopped

2 ripe avocados, halved

2 red chillies, finely chopped

4 tbsps coconut milk

2 tbsps sesame seeds, lightly toasted

4 tsps soy sauce

Directions

1Using a spoon, remove the avocado from the halved shells gently. Do not break the shells as you can use it as a serving bowl.

2Finely dice the tuna and put in a bowl.

3Add lime juice, coriander, coconut milk, sesame oil, ginger, soy sauce, sesame seeds, red chillies, avocado and mix well.

4Scoop into the halved avocado shells. Garnish with chillies and coriander.

Cooking tips:
1. The tuna will cook in the lime juice.
2. It goes very well with thinly sliced toasted bread too!

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