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Udi's Ahi Tuna, Avocado and Mango Salsa Sandwich

Udi's Ahi Tuna, Avocado and Mango Salsa Sandwich

Recipe courtesy of Udi's Gluten Free.

This recipe uses tender ahi tuna, creamy avocado and fresh mangos to create a sweet and salty sandwich fit to impress any guest.

Serves 2-4

Ingredients:

2 Udi’s French baguettes                                  60 mL (1/4 cup) wasabi mayo

12 oz (340g) ahi tuna steaks                             2 avocados, peeled, pitted and sliced

15 mL (1 tbsp) sesame oil                                  sesame seeds

Mango Salsa

1 mango, peeled, pitted, and chopped              2 tsp (10 mL) lime juice

¼ cup (60 mL) red onion, diced                        salt and pepper

2 tbsp (30 mL) cilantro, chopped

Wasabi Mayo

1 tsp (5mL) wasabi powder                              .5 tsp (5mL) lemon juice

.5 tsp (5mL) water                                             ¼ cup (60 mL) gluten free mayonnaise

Combine wasabi powder, water and lemon juice to form paste. Add to mayonnaise.

Directions:

  1. Prepare mango salsa. Set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 °F (200 °C). Cook baguettes for 10-15 minutes from frozen, or 5-8 minutes from ambient.
  3. Heat sesame oil on high heat.  Add tuna to pan and cook approx 2-3 minutes per side (or longer if you want them more well done). Slice tuna into 1/2 inch slices.
  4. Slice toasted baguette into ¼ inch slices. Layer each round with wasabi mayo, tuna, avocado and mango salsa. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Nutritional Points:

  • Gluten Free
  • Excellent source of mono and polyunsaturated fats
  • Excellent source of healthy fats
  • Good source of fibre

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