Tuna Tartare coated in soy/sesame sauce will instantly impress your family or guests with a restaurant-looking appearance and taste. Quick to make and delicious to savour.
Tuna tartare may seem difficult, odd, or complicated to make. On the contrary, it is an easy dish with deep flavour and nice colours. I adore raw tuna in sushi or sashimi; maybe this is why I have decided to make some tartare at home and nicely impress my family.
If speaking about the traditional dish, then a tartare became famous made of raw beef, sometimes topped with a fresh quail yolk. However, nowadays, there are many tartare recipes made of salmon, beef, tuna, and others. For example, if I make a beef tartare, I definitely add some pickles, but if I make a salmon tartare, I like to add some avocado. I have also used some avocado that pairs so perfectly with a raw tuna steak for the tuna tartare recipe.
What kind of tuna do you use?
Tuna tartare is a dish made of raw tuna meat cut up in small cubes and topped with any Asian flavours. Here you can add some lime juice, chilli, ginger sauce, or soy or sesame sauce. Any add-ins will just add more deep flavour, aroma, and colours.
Who loves tuna as much as I do? Then you will find this 10-minute recipe lingering and tasty. I adore tartare made in anyways, and if I give a party, then some tartare dishes on the table only makes my dinner look expensive and fabulous.
Tartare has become truly fancy and popular in many restaurants, and it is expensive to eat much of it. Luckily it is easy to make at home and enjoy the amount you like.
A bunch of ingredients will turn your dish into a miracle and fabulous recipe.
Yet, here I have to mention that the most important part you should pay attention to is the best quality of fish you buy. When buying tuna steak for tartare, make sure it is fresh, has a nice deep pink colour, smells good, and is from a famous fish market. It is important to buy the freshest fish as you will use it raw. You don’t want to feel some side effects from a bad tuna steak.
Do you have to marinate tuna meat?
Optional, you can marinate the steak in some acidic juice for some minutes, but I skip this moment as I try to eat raw tuna meat and feel its authentic taste.
Also, it is essential to keep your raw tuna meat on ice while you are working with it, and if you want a more elegant presentation, you can easily serve tuna tartare on cracked ice cubes.
The tuna tartare recipe is high in proteins, is quick to make, low-carb, and gluten-free. It is a little costly, but if you buy a nice piece of tuna steak, then be assured you will enjoy a great amount of the best tasting tuna tartare.
You can also check our Salmon tartare, shrimp ceviche, Tuna salad, Tuna pasta salad, or Canned Tuna Dip.
What is tuna tartare made of?
Tuna tartare is a simple dish but with an inviting colour and taste. It is made of raw tuna steak cut into small pieces and topped with anything you like. You can add some chopped avocado, sriracha sauce, lime or soy sauce. Tuna tartare resembles much tuna sashimi, except that sashimi contains raw tuna slices that are nicely arranged on a platter. In contrast, tuna tartare is usually made of small chopped tuna meat.
Is tuna tartare safe to eat?
Safety first! Any kind of raw fish you want to serve and eat at home should be bought in reputable markets that have the freshest and nice-looking fish. Be sure to buy bright/deep colour tuna meat with a good smell and a soft touch. Be careful to choose the best-looking tuna steak to make the best-tasting tuna tartare.
How to make tuna tartare?
Making tuna tartare at home si simple and easy. Make sure you have the best tuna meat, an avocado, some greenies for a nice aspect and your hunger appetite. All my family adore tartare, so I try to make more of it to enjoy more bites.
Please keep it simple and easy. What you need are just 3 ingredients.
Take a large cutting board and chop nicely and finely tuna steak. The same you do with an avocado.
Take a deep bowl and add chopped tuna. Press it tightly to make a nice form and platter it attentively. Top avocado and some greenies. Pour over the soy sauce and serve immediately.
Tuna Tartare in Soy Sauce
- Large cutting board
- 10 oz Tuna steak
- 1 avocado
- 1/2 cup Soy sauce
- 1/2 lime juice
- Take a large cutting board and chop nicely and finely tuna steak. The same you do with avocado.
- Take a deep bowl and add chopped tuna. Press it tightly to make a nice form and platter it attentively. Top avocado and some greenies.
- Pour over the soy sauce and serve immediately.