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Seared Tuna Tacos

Warm street-size flour tortillas topped with Asian slaw, seared soy ginger marinated ahi tuna, seaweed salad, avocado, sliced scallions and wasabi mayo. These Asian-inspired tacos are a tuna and seaweed salad lovers dream.
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 554 kcal


For the slaw

  • 1/2 green cabbage slivered
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 finger-tip sized pieces of ginger root peeled and finely minced, divided (reserve half for the marinade)
  • 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

For the tuna

  • 1 pound sushi grade ahi tuna
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced, white parts only Save the green parts for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Reserved ginger from above
  • 1/2 teaspoon sriracha

For serving

  • Flour tortillas warmed, we used street taco size
  • 1 avocado thinly sliced
  • Seaweed Salad from Atlantic Sea Farms
  • Wasabi mayo or sriracha mayo
  • Black sesame seeds
  • Reserved scallions, green parts
  • Lime wedges


  • Combine all slaw ingredients in a large bowl. Chill until ready to serve.
  • Add tuna, soy sauce, rice vinegar, scallions, olive oil, toasted sesame oil, honey, ginger and sriracha to a large resealable bag. Marinate for 15-20 minutes.
  • Preheat grill to high heat. Clean and oil grates.
  • Grill tuna for 1-2 minutes on each side, just to sear. Or, cook until desired doneness. Remove from heat.
  • Slice tuna thinly against the grain.
  • Assemble tacos by adding slaw to each tortilla, then tuna, avocado, seaweed salad, wasabi mayo, black sesame seeds and scallions.
  • Serve with additional wasabi mayo and lime wedges.


Those with compromised immune systems, as well as those who are pregnant, infants, young children and older adults, should not consume raw or undercooked fish and shellfish.


Calories: 554kcalCarbohydrates: 40gProtein: 25gFat: 32gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 12gMonounsaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 37mgSodium: 1223mgPotassium: 620mgFiber: 6gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 1826IUVitamin C: 32mgCalcium: 112mgIron: 4mg
Keyword Seared Tuna Tacos
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