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Spicy Tuna Tartar Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda DiBenedetto
Added: Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb of sushi quality ahi tuna (Costco on Thursdays)
1/4 c. sliced green onion (scallions)
1/2 c. chopped fresh cilantro
2 T. chopped fresh basil
1 tsp. red pepper flakes
3 tsp. soy sauce
2 tsp. sesame oil
3 T olive oil
1-2 tsp. Thai hot sauce (found in oriental market on Boy Scout...when I don't have it I substitute Tabasco or any other hot red sauce).
Kosher salt to taste.

Directions:
Directions:
Chop fresh tuna into raisin size pieces and set in a glass or metal mixing bowl.

Add remaining ingredients. Mix well. Refrigerate covered with plastic.

Serve as an appetizer with water crackers or endive leaves or with greens as a first course salad.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 salad servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minutes not including refrigeration
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is addictive if you are a sushi lover.
No carbs and oh so elegant and sophisticated.
I eat it with chopsticks right out of the bowl like ice cream

 

 

 

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