Tuna tartar recipe
Delightfully refreshing, the tuna tartar recipe brings out the best in this delicious fish.
As it is fresh tuna, it is important to choose a fish of good quality, good color and good smell.
Ideally, use bluefin tuna.
Tuna tartar with avocado
It has recently become very fashionable to incorporate avocado into the preparation of tuna tartar. This ingredient is not mandatory (although it fits the recipe very well).
Therefore, we will explain at the end of the preparation how to use the avocado. Those who want to omit this ingredient, can ignore this part of the recipe.
How to make tuna tartar
Avocado use for a tuna tartar
- Cut the avocados into halves or pieces, lengthwise.
- Remove the skin and the seed, and cut the pulp into cubes. To obtain pieces with a good consistency, it is important to choose avocados that are not very ripe, otherwise they will become almost a cream.
- Use the lemon juice to water the pieces of avocado. In this way, you will prevent them from rusting.
- You can also add a stream of oil, and salt to taste.
- You can use the avocado as a base to present your tuna tartar. The idea is to make a first floor of pieces of avocado, and arrange the fish on top. You can arrange it in two floors naturally, or use a kitchen cup or bucket (or cube) to build a tartar in the form of kettledrum, with avocado first and tuna on top.
Tips for preparing a homemade tuna tartar
- If you want to learn a way to cut the avocado into cubes, easily and quickly, we leave you in link to this cutting video avocado.
- Do not forget to choose the appropriate avocados so that, when cut into cubes, the consistency of the pieces remains firm. For this, it is important that they are at an intermediate point: neither green, nor mature. An avocado still green will not be pleasant to eat, nor will it peel off either the seed or the shell. On the opposite side, a very ripe avocado will become almost a paste when cut. It's kind of avocado is better for other types of recipes.
If you want to prepare other recipes with tuna, we recommend our easy recipe of tuna stewed with peppers or our delicious tuna marmitako. p>
If you prefer the recipes of raw fish, or cooked in ways that do not use heat, we have the following recommendations:
- You can prepare our Peruvian ceviche.
- Our anchovies in vinegar.
- Or learn how to make homemade sushi.
On the other hand, if you prefer seafood, you can prepare shrimp ceviche.
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