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Ahi Tuna taco on a white plate

Ahi Tuna Tacos

Delicious and fresh marinated and seared ahi tuna in a crunchy taco with asian slaw.
5 from 3 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy tacos, how to make ahi tuna, seared ahi tuna, tacos, tuna
Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 1 minute
Servings: 4 tacos
Author: Sara Ayesh


  • 2 tuna steaks
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp Everything But The Bagel Seasoning
  • 4-5 crunchy taco shells
  • 1 bag asian salad mix (with dressing) You can find thesse in the produce department!
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil


  • In a mixing bowl, combine the soy sauce, lemon juice, salt, honey, and bagel seasoning and whisk to combine.
  • Put the 2 tuna steaks in a dish and pour marinade over the tuna.
  • Let this refrigerate for 1 hour up to 5 hours.
  • Remove the marinated tuna from the fridge
  • In a cast iron skillet or dutch oven, melt the coconut oil over high heat.
  • Sear the tuna steaks 1 at a time for 30 seconds on each side.
  • Repeat with the 2nd tuna steak.
  • Set on a cutting board and let them rest for 5 minutes.
  • Slice against the grain of the tuna into 1/4 inch slices, then cut again to create cubes.
  • In a mixing bowl mix together the salad mix (usually these salads come with dressing and crunchy toppings, add it all in!)
  • Fill each taco shell with some salad and top with tuna cubes and sliced avocado.
  • Enjoy!