Seared Ahi Stacked Salad

ahi tuna stacked Annie Dru cilantro avocado Vidalia onion cucumber coconut oil lime aioli pine nuts


  • 1 pound ahi tuna
  • 1 cup cucumber, peeled, seeded, and diced
  • ½ cup diced Vidalia onion
  • ½ cup diced red pepper
  • 1 cup diced avocado
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • ¼ cup pine nuts, toasted with salt
  • Juice and zest from ½ lemon and ½ lime
  • ¼ cup Cilantro-Lime Aioli
  • Coconut oil for searing
  • Salt


Salt ahi, add coconut oil to hot skillet, and sear fish on both sides, or grill briefly (2-3 minutes per side). Chop ahi into quarter-inch cubes. Add diced vegetables, avocado, cilantro, pine nuts, and citrus juice and zest, and toss gently with cilantro-lime aioli. Use circular mold or cookie/biscuit cutter to build stacks.

About the Author

seared ahi stacked tuna annie dru Vidalia onion lemon lime avocado coconut oil salad cilantro recipe food preparationAnnie Dru attended the University of California, San Diego, and has studied the art of nutrition for over 25 years.  She teaches a local series of classes on food preparation based on the research of Weston A. Price, DDS, and is a member of the Price-Pottenger advisory board. She has lectured at San Diego State University and the University of California, Santa Barbara. See her YouTube presentation on the “PricePottenger” channel, and visit her website at Annie’s DVD Easy to Make Lacto-Fermented Foods is available from Price-Pottenger.  To order: or 619-462-7600.

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Published in the Price-Pottenger Journal of Health and Healing
Summer 2015 | Volume 39, Number 2
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