Ahi Tuna Salad

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Once again I got sushi grade ahi from my fish monger – bam! This recipe was inspired by a PAtricia Wells recipe in Salad as a Meal – I used Ahi instead of halibut. This is the perfect lunch for a hot summer day.

Ingredients:
1 lb ahi, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
1 avocado, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
1 tomato, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
1 shallot, thinly sliced
1 jalapeño, minced
1 TBSP olive oil
1/2 c cilantro, minced
2 TBSP lime juice
Salt and pepper

Combine all ingredients into a bowl and serve.

Serves 4.

Thai Pizza

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This week it’s Thai Pizza Salad – salad because there is a salad on the pizza and its wonderful!

Preheat oven to 500, with baking steel or pizza stone inside for at least 45 minutes.

Ingredients:
Pizza Sauce:
1/4 c natural peanut butter
3 TBSP water
2 tsp soy sauce
2 tsp rice vinegar
1 tsp fish sauce
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 inch piece of ginger, minced

Mix together and set aside.

Pizza:
8 oz chicken, cooked and cut into small pieces
8 oz mozzarella cheese, shredded
1 red onion, thinly sliced
4 peppers cut into small pieces

Roll out dough spread with pizza sauce, chicken, onions, peppers and cheese.

Bake for 8 – 12 minutes until crust is crispy and cheese is melted.

Salad:
1 c shredded carrot
1 c shredded cabbage
4 scallions, sliced thin
Cilantro

Combine:
1.5 TBSP lime juice
1 TBSP canola oil
1/2 TBSP fish sauce

Toss salad with dressing.

Remove pizza from oven. Cut into slices then top with salad.

Serves 4.

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