Tuna avocado sashimi salad (tuna ceviche)

This recipe was provided by my friend, Yumi, from Japan. It is simple to make yet refreshing and tasty. 


200 g  sashimi grade tuna, cut into small cubes

1/2 avocado, cut into small cubes

1/2 cup cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced

2 scallions, diced

2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro

juice of 1/2 lemon or lime

1 tbsp mayonnaise (preferably Japanese mayo, if you can find it)

1 tsp sesame oil

salt and pepper to taste

toasted sesame seeds to garnish


Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Garnish with toasted sesame seeds and serve immediately with fresh bread or crackers. Serves 4 (appetizer).

Nutrition (per 1/4 of the recipe):

  • Calories: 160
  • Carbs: 3 g
  • Protein: 14 g
  • Fat: 10 g
  • Fibre: 1.8 g
  • Vitamin B12: 5.3 mcg (220% DV)
  • Folate: 26 mcg (6.5% DV)
  • Niacin: 5.3 mg (38% DV)
  • Vitamin D: 3.2 mcg (21% DV)
  • Vitamin A: 370 mcg (53% DV)
  • Magnesium: 38 mg (12 % DV)
  • Phosphorus: 160 mg (23 % DV)

DV= Recommended daily value

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I hold a Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition. As you can imagine, food is a pretty big part of my life. However, I also enjoy painting, muay thai (yes I can throw a punch), yoga, writing, and am a certified personal trainer.

Posted on March 29, 2012, in dairy-free, gluten-free, Recipes, salads and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. Wow! It looks and sounds so delicious! Thanks for posting this recipe.
    Greetings from north of the Arctic Circle.

  2. You had me at tuna … then you nailed me with cilantro!!! wow! that’s the purity of food! thanks for sharing!

  3. You are welcome! I hope you enjoy it.

  4. I love ceviche! This looks amazing!

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