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Sheri’s Ahi Tuna Lettuce Bites – Bariatric Recipes

Sheri's Ahi Tuna Lettuce Bites - Bariatric Recipes

Servings 1
Calories 201 kcal


  • 1/4 tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 5 ozs Ahi Tuna (sushi-grade)
  • 1/16 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1 1/2 tbsps Coconut Aminos (or SoyaSauce) (divided)
  • 1/3 head Boston Lettuce (pulled apartinto leaves and washed)
  • 1/2 Carrot (small, julienned)
  • 1/8 Cucumber (medium, julienned)
  • 1 tbsp Cilantro


  • Warm the oil in a pan over medium heat. Season the tuna with salt and brush it all over with 1/3 of the coconut aminos.
  • Cook the tuna for two to four minutes per side. This timing will depend on the thickness of the tuna and desired doneness.
  • Slice the tuna and divide it between lettuce leaves along with carrots, cucumbers, and cilantro.
  • Serve the lettuce bites with the remaining coconut aminos and enjoy!


Leftovers: Best enjoyed fresh. Refrigerate ingredients separately in airtight containers for up to two days.
Leftovers: Add mango and green onions.


Sheri BurkeAbout the Author: Sheri Burke is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Bariatric Surgery Coordinator at International Patient Facilitators in Tijuana and Cancun, Mexico. She has worked with bariatric surgery clients for over 10 years and especially enjoys providing nutritional guidance to pre and post bariatric clients.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two teens and cooking up a nutritional storm in the kitchen.

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