Tuna Tartare

Tuna Tartare
Recipe type: Main
Prep time: 
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Serves: 2-3
With the balance of wild ahi, spicy jalapeno, soothing ginger and the lovely mouth feel of avocado, who needs soy sauce?
  • 1 pound wild ahi, sashimi grade, diced into ¼" pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1" fresh ginger root, peeled
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and minced
  • 1 ripe avocado, chopped
  • 2 scallions, roots and green ends discarded, finely chopped
  • ½ small lime, cut into wedges, for garnish
  • Frisee, for garnish
  1. Combine tuna and olive oil in medium bowl
  2. Place ginger and jalapeno in mini food processor and pulse until well combined
  3. Add ginger mixture to tuna and oil in bowl
  4. Place half the avocado in each of two oiled ramekins
  5. Add tuna mixture on top and press down evenly with spoon or spatula
  6. Refrigerate one hour
  7. Place plate on top of each ramekin and invert to create 'napoleon-like' presentation
  8. Scatter scallions on top and garnish with lime wedges
  9. Top with frisee