Recipe: Pan Seared Tuna with Avocado & Ginger Soy Vinaigrette

Morada Bay

July 26, 2008 

Recipe courtesy of Morada Bay restaurant in Islamorada.

Ginger soy vinaigrette:


  • 1 ripe jalapeno, sliced

  • 1 Tsp minced ginger

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 4 limes, juiced

  • 1/4 cup sugar

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • Salt and pepper


    Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl and whisk until well blended, set aside. Yields 4 servings.


  • 4 portions sushi quality tuna

  • 2 ripe avocados, halved and sliced

  • Salt and pepper


    Place skillet over medium high heat and coat with olive oil. Season tuna generously with salt and pepper. Sear tuna in hot oil for 1 minute per side, to form a light crust.

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