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Tuna Tartare with Avocado and Cilantro

April 28, 2013


Crisp, clean, fresh, bright flavors are what I taste with this tuna dish. The combination of tuna and avocado creates a rich, buttery texture. Add the nuttiness of sesame oil, savory notes with soy, a bit of bite with onion and jalapeno and finish with a fresh squeeze of lime, and you have a terrific appetizer or main course. Randy suggests pairing with a Sauvignon Blanc.
Tuna Tartare with Avocado and Cilantro
Serves 4-6
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon rice vinegar
Zest of 1 lime
Juice of 1 lime
1 tablespoon sesame oil
3/4 OR 1 pound Ahi Tuna, cut into 1/4 ” cubes
1 large avocado, cubed
4 green onions, sliced
1 jalapeno, seeded, diced
1/3 cup cilantro, chopped
1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted
Salt and pepper, to taste
Whisk first 5 ingredients in medium bowl to blend. Add tuna, onion and jalapeno. Stir to coat. Spoon tartare in to a bowl, sprinkle with sesame seeds. Just before serving, fold in avocado and garnish with  cilantro. Serve in glasses (serves 4). OR serve on a platter with homemade tortilla chips (serves 6).




3 Comments leave one →
  1. April 28, 2013 2:54 pm

    Wow, that looks delicious and we always have sauvignon blanc on hand! 🙂 Now if I could only convince M…

  2. May 1, 2013 4:54 pm

    Hello! I found you through Courtney’s blog – love that you guys are neighbors! And that dish looks amazing. Screams summer!

    • shreddedsprout permalink
      May 2, 2013 8:40 am

      Thank you! We are going to have some “fun with food” being neighbors.

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