Seared Ahi Nicoise Salad and Avocado Relish

June 29, 2011 / By Foodland

Seared Ahi Nicoise Salad and Avocado Relish

Seared Ahi and avocado make this salad healthy and delicious!
Course Salad
Cuisine Fish & Seafood
Servings 4 Servings


  • Seared Ahi Nicoise Salad
  • 4 ounces Fresh Ahi, seasoned and seared 1 minute on each side
  • 2 Heads Manoa lettuce, cleaned with core removed
  • 1 White or red potato, blanched fork tender and sliced
  • 1 Roma tomato sliced, or 6 grape tomatoes halved
  • 1 Properly boiled egg, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Of your favorite olives (classically nicoise, not California olives) chopped
  • 0.25 cup Green beans, properly blanched and sliced
  • 1 pinch Thinly sliced red onion
  • 4 tablespoons Red wine vinaigrette
  • 1 tablespoon Avocado relish
  • 1 pinch Grated parmesan cheese, to taste
  • Avocado relish
  • 1 diced avocado
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Minced onion
  • 0.5 teaspoon Jalapeno flesh, minced
  • 0.25 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1 dash olive oil
  • 1 salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Toss the Manoa lettuce with half of the vinaigrette dressing.
  2. Line it neatly on a plate.
  3. Lay the potatoes neatly around the lettuce.
  4. Sprinkle the tomatoes, egg, olives, green beans and onion around the lettuce near rim of the plate.
  5. Slice the seared ahi neatly on a bias and place it on top of the lettuce.
  6. Finish with a nice dollop of the avocado relish, a sprinkle of grated parmesan, and a drizzle of the last 2 Tbsp. of vinaigrette dressing.
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