Tartare of Ahi Tuna Recipe

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Submitted by sailingchef

Makes 8 servings



Use only sushi-quality blue fin or yellow fin tuna. Try to use an orange scotch bonnet pepper. The red pepper should be a red jalapeno, if possible, or use another mild red pepper. This recipe makes 8 small appetizers.

Recipe Ingredients for Tartare of Ahi Tuna

1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup cold water
1/4 Bosc pear, peeled and finely diced
1/2 scotch bonnet pepper, halved lengthwise
1/2 jalapeno pepper, halved lengthwise
1/2 red pepper, halved lengthwise
1/4 cup sesame oil
1 lb. fresh tuna, diced 1/4"
2 tbsp pine nuts, lightly toasted
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp kosher salt
1/4 cup fresh mint, chiffonade
8 slices whole wheat bread, crusts removed, toasted, and cut into triangles

Recipe Directions for Tartare of Ahi Tuna

  1. Mix the lemon juice with cold water in a small bowl. Add the diced pear and soak 15 minutes.

  2. Scrape the seeds and membranes from the chili peppers and add to the oil in a small saucepan. Cook over very low heat to 2 minutes. Strain and discard the solids. Let the infused oil cool.

  3. Mince the chili peppers and drain the pears. Put in a small bowl.

  4. Add the remaining ingredients (except the bread) and gently mix.

  5. Put the tartare in 8 small chilled cups and invert on 8 small plates.

  6. Drizzle the infused oil on the tartare and around each plate. Serve with two toasted bread triangles on each plate.

Categories

Fish, Appetizers, American, Asian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 132.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
125
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.9g
21%
Saturated Fat
2.2g
11%
Trans Fat
0.2g
Cholesterol
18mg
6%
Sodium
453mg
19%
Potassium
324mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
14.3g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2.6g
10%
Sugars
2.8g
Protein
19.3g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 26%
Calcium 4% Iron 9%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in manganese
  • High in niacin
  • Very high in selenium
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