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Oct 5, 2012 11:45 PM

Tuna tartare?

Want to make this for a small dinner party and serve it in spoons. I moved recently, and can't locate all of my recipes. Checked online and found a couple of possibilities, but thought I would ask the
"hounds." Anybody have a killer recipe for this? Thanks!

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  1. You may not want to make a taco from the mix the the Ahi blend here looks good to me.

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    1. Simple is best....any or all of the following,

      Diced, Thin Slices or Strips or Strips
      Kosher Salt
      Black Pepper
      Sesame Oil
      Soy Sauce
      Green Herb...e.g., Cilantro, Chervil or Dill if not using if not using the avocado or cucumber
      Avocado, Kirby Pickles or Persian Cucumbers.

      Optional Garnishes.....

      Shichimi Togarashi or Sesame Seeds
      Cabbage Slaw

      1. Oh way too many recipes. If it's good fresh tuna you really don't need much to add

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        1. re: scubadoo97

          Nice. Can I get an 8.5 x 11, suitable for framing?...:) I like your chunky style. The "in" tapa in Mexico currently is tostadas with tuna carpaccio, wasabi mayo, and fried onion strings. Go figure.

          1. re: Veggo

            Sure Veg, you want it signed? Chunky? Those aren't chunks. Chunks are for chumps, those are cubes. :)

            What part of Mexico?

            1. re: scubadoo97

              Yucatan, which is becoming more commonly referred to as "Little Italy", from Tulum to Playa del Carmen to Isla Holbox, especially during the Italian August holiday, when the rest of the world has to work.

        2. My take on a local high-end steakhouse's hamachi shots. Layered on a chinese soup spoon, small cubes of tuna sprinkled w/ sea salt, then a slice of pickled ginger, followed by cubes of avocado, a smear of sirracha or chili-garlic sauce, drizzled w/ a soy, ponzu, & truffle oil vinaigrette, topped with minced scallions, or wasabi sprouts.

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          1. re: letsindulge

            That sounds great. Thanks. Actually, I'd seen the Barefoot Contessa recipe....but it's for so many people, and I'm doing a small batch. But then...of course....I realized that I could just combine ingredients as I went along. I also found a recipe for Smoked Salmon Tartare with Horeseradish Cream in the Charlie Trotter cookbook. Now I'm leaning towards that instead of tuna.....

            1. re: perk

              Not as sexy, but it gives you a longer time window.

              1. re: Veggo

                I think my dinner guest actually likes smoked salmon a bit it should work well.