Ahi Tuna Tartar

Sep 3, 2012 by

Ahi Tuna Tartar
Recipe type: Appetizer
Serves: 6
Won Ton Triangles
  • 12 won ton wrappers
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 pound raw tuna fillet, skin and dark part removed
  • ½ European cucumber, seeded and cut into ¾-inch dice
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons wasabi powder
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • ½ medium avocado
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped green onion, white and green parts
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • California Caviar, wasabi flavored caviar recommended
Won Ton Triangles
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with parchment. Cut the won ton skins on the diagonal to make 2 triangles each. Arrange on baking sheets and spray with olive oil spray evenly. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and bake for about 5 to 6 minutes or until browned but not burned. Place on wire racks to cool.
  2. To toast sesame seeds for garnish, place in skillet over high heat. Shake until light brown, about 2 minutes. Remove immediately from skillet. Reserve
Tuna Tartar
  1. Cut tuna into ¾-inch slices, then cut into ¾-inch chunks. Place in bowl with cucumber.
  2. Prepare dressing by mixing all ingredients together. Set aside:
  3. Peel avocado and cut into ¾-inch pieces. Sprinkle with lime juice and reserve.
  4. Add dressing to tuna and cucumber and stir. Add green onion and avocado and mix gently.
  5. Spoon onto crisp wonton chips and garnish with California caviar. Place on a serving platter and serve immediately.

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