Ahi Tuna Tartar with Sesame Asparagus Vinaigrette

Total Time:
35 min
Prep:
30 min
Cook:
5 min

Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients
  • 8 ounces #1 ahi tuna, finely diced
  • 2 dashes hot pepper sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fine chopped chives
  • 1 teaspoon canola
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 bunch asparagus, blanched and refreshed
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon toasted white sesame seeds
Directions

In a chilled bowl, mix ingredients together. Mold tuna into small towers either using a pvc pipe, ramekin or cut out can.

Cut 2-inch asparagus spears and save. Take the rest of the asparagus and roughly chop. In a blender, add 1/2 cup chopped asparagus with mustard and juice. Blend at high speed and add oils. Check for seasoning. Toss spears in vinaigrette. Place spears in a flat circle and top with tuna. Drizzle a little of the vinaigrette on the plate. Garnish with sesame seeds.


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