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Brown Rice Salad with Seared Tuna

Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 2 cups brown rice cooked
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup orange juice {I use Trop 50 for less calories}
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp Sriracha
  • 1 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 2 carrots finely chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper finely chopped
  • 1 cup edamame
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 2 tuna steaks
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Instructions

  1. Blanch edamame in hot water for 2 minutes. Rinse under cold water. Set aside.
  2. Heat sesame oil over medium heat. Season tuna with salt and pepper. Sear on all sides and then continue cooking until you reach your desired doneness. Let cool and, then chop into small pieces.
  3. In a small bowl, combine garlic, orange juice, lemon juice, soy sauce, sugar, Sriracha and ginger. Whisk to combine.
  4. In a large bowl, combine cooled rice, edamame and remaining vegetables. Stir in dressing. Top with tuna and cilantro.