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Tuna tartare?

perk Oct 5, 2012 11:45 PM

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!

  1. letsindulge Oct 6, 2012 05:00 PM

    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
      perk Oct 6, 2012 05:05 PM

      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
        Veggo Oct 6, 2012 05:10 PM

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

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          perk Oct 6, 2012 05:33 PM

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

          1. re: perk
            Veggo Oct 6, 2012 05:39 PM

            Buen provecho!

    2. scubadoo97 Oct 6, 2012 03:09 PM

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

       
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        Veggo Oct 6, 2012 03:59 PM

        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
          scubadoo97 Oct 6, 2012 04:19 PM

          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
            Veggo Oct 6, 2012 04:29 PM

            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.

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        fourunder Oct 6, 2012 07:57 AM

        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
        Daikon
        Cabbage Slaw

        1. todao Oct 6, 2012 07:49 AM

          You may not want to make a taco from the mix the the Ahi blend here looks good to me.
          http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/gu...

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            sarahmchugh Oct 6, 2012 02:04 PM

            Ina has a great tuna tartare

            http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/in...

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