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Ahi Tuna Lettuce Cups

Ahi Tuna Lettuce Cups are the most delicious easy weeknight dinner! With a few simple and fresh ingredients and a homemade sesame soy sauce, this recipe is super healthy and simple to make.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine Seafood
Servings 4 servings
Calories 386 kcal


  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon corn starch
  • 2 lbs Ahi Tuna
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 head butter lettuce
  • ½ cup shredded carrots
  • ½ cucumber sliced thinly
  • 1 avocado sliced thinly


  • Combine soy sauce, sesame oil, and corn starch in a small bowl. Whisk well and set aside.
  • Pat Ahi Tuna dry and season with salt and pepper. Heat a pan on medium-high heat and add olive oil. When olive oil is shimmering, add Ahi Tuna and sear for 2 minutes per side, until the outside is seared, but the inside is rare. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  • Slice Ahi Tuna thinly. Assemble lettuce cups by adding sliced Ahi Tuna, shredded carrots, cucumber slices, and avocado slices to butter lettuce pieces.
  • Top lettuce cups with sesame sauce and serve.
Keyword Ahi Tuna Lettuce Cups