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Tuna Tartare Recipe
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Tuna Tartare

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"This takes only 10 minutes and tastes like it came from a 5 star restaurant! This tuna tar tar is just amazingly simple and outstanding!"

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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    10 mins

    10 mins


  1. In a bowl, stir together olive oil, wasabi powder, sesame seeds, and cracked black pepper. Toss tuna into mixture until evenly coated. Adjust seasoning as desired with additional wasabi powder or black pepper. Serve on sliced French bread.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 04, 2007

Took this to a dinner party as an appetizer- it was a huge hit! I pressed the tartar into a bowl to create a mold, flipped in onto a small dish and served on a platter with sesame wontons which they devoured. I also substituted 1tbls. of tamari for oil and added a tsp. of chopped onions. Sesame wontons are easy: cut wontons diagonally to make triangles.(Make at least 48pcs. people love them!) Arrange on a cookie sheet with parchment(or lightly oiled). Spray or brush lightly with olive oil and sprinkle sesame seeds. Bake at 350degrees for 5-6 minutes.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 03, 2011

I made this as written and it is very, very bland which is not what I was looking for. I doctored it up w/ some soy sauce, chopped sweet onions, and nori furikake and it tasted much better.


16 Ratings

Oct 06, 2007

I've tried this twice and it's really a good recipe. The second time I used white sesame oil instead of the olive oil and also added a bit of thinly sliced green onions and just a bit of finely minced garlic. Great both ways!

Sep 13, 2004

Right up our alley Joelle!! Fantastic recipe for a family like ours who have recently been eating a lot of raw tuna and lovin' every bite of it. I slightly toasted the sesame seeds and the french bread. Makes a great appetizer too. Thanks so much!!

Jun 20, 2006

Great recipe for fresh tuna. I really liked the simplicity of the dish! SO easy. I would have liked an additional flavor to the tar tar, however. I'm not sure what it might be, but I will definitely experiment with this again. 06/20: I tried this out on my boyfriends best friend, aka the human garbage disposal. He LOVED this with extra wasabi paste added to the top. He said that if I ever make this again to call him, he'll devour it.

Feb 15, 2011

Pretty bland. I added ponzu sauce to give it more flavor.

Sep 04, 2011

Fantastic!!! I love it!

Aug 13, 2015

Really good recipe! I like to dice half an avacado to toss in, adds a nice balancing flavor.


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  • Calories
  • 366 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 42.6 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Fat
  • 9.6 g
  • 15%
  • Fiber
  • 2 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 26.7 g
  • 53%
  • Sodium
  • 514 mg
  • 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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