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Orange-Ginger Zucchini Noodles with Sesame Crusted Ahi

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 2 servings


  • 1 T soy sauce
  • 1 T grated ginger
  • 1 T minced garlic
  • 1 T rice vinegar
  • 1/3 c orange juice
  • 1 T honey
  • 1 T coconut oil
  • 2 lb zucchini spiralized/sliced into noodles
  • red pepper flakes
  • 2 Ahi tuna steaks
  • 1 T + 2 T coconut oil
  • 1 t salt
  • 1 t pepper
  • 1/2 C mixed sesame seeds TIP: If you don't have sesame seeds, try using Everything Bagel Spice


  • Combine the soy sauce, ginger, garlic, vinegar, orange juice and honey in a small pot. Bring to a boil, then remove from heat and let steep for 15 minutes.
  • Heat the coconut oil over medium-high heat. Add the zucchini noodles and sautee until they begin to soften.
  • Add the orange-ginger sauce to the pan and toss. Remove from heat until ready to serve.
  • For the tuna, baste the steaks with 1 T coconut oil, season with salt and pepper, then coat with sesame seeds.
  • Heat the remaining 2 T coconut oil over high heat. Sear the tuna steaks on each side until desired level of doneness (about 4 minutes on each side for rare).
  • Serve over orange-ginger zucchini noodles.