These are so tasty and the crisp texture from the romaine lettuce makes for a wonderful mouth experience!! Easy recipe to fix and follow. Hubby grilled the ahi 4 mins/side!! Enjoy!!
How to prepare Ahi:
Sprinkle each side of the Ahi with a dash of salt, pepper and chili powder. Preheat a skillet over medium to high heat. Sear the ahi for approximately 5 min on each side (until the outside is blackened) Ahi can be served rare in the center.
How to prepare pumpkin seed sauce:
- 3/4 cup pumpkin seeds
- 1/4 c Sriracha chili sauce
- 1/2 cup water
- Zest and juice of 1 lime
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/4 cup cilantro
- 3 cloves of garlic
- 1/4 cup chopped onion
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 1/4 tsp cumin
- 1/4 tsp coriander
Put all of your ingredients into a blender and blend, transfer to a skillet, saute on medium heat for 5 minutes until sauce is thick and fragrant.
How to prepare Veggies:
Thinly slice bell peppers, onions and tomatoes in a tablespoon of grapeseed oil on medium high heat approximately 6-7 minutes, until softened.
Serve in a romaine lettuce cup with fresh cilantro and a squeeze of lime.
I also used the pumpkin seed topping later in the week on salmon and lean beef hamburgers!!