Marinated Seared Tuna, Crispy Vegetables, Tapenade Vinaigrette

Total Time:
2 hr 10 min
Prep:
2 hr
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 head fennel
  • 2 pink radishes
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 2 scallions
  • 2 asparagus spears
  • Tuna marinade:
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1 minced clove garlic
  • 1 teaspoon crushed black pepper
  • 8 ounce yellowfin tuna
  • Tapenade dressing:
  • 3 tablespoons black olive puree
  • 3 tablespoons basil puree
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 3 tablespoons virgin olive oil
Directions
  • Slice all the vegetables thinly with a very sharp mandoline and put them in icy water for about an hour. Combine marinade ingredients. Cut the tuna in a long thin slices about 1/2-inch thick and let sit in the marinade for about 20 minutes. In a medium size skillet over high heat sear the tuna briefly, until rare. Reserve on the side once done. Drain all the vegetables, dry them and season with a little bit of lemon and olive oil seasoned to taste. Place a small amount in the middle of the plate and add the thin slice of tuna on top of it. Combine tapenade dressing and drizzle vinaigrette on tuna


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