Well, I certainly could not let any tuna go to waste, so I thought I’d try my hand at tuna tartare. I wanted to make the final presentation into one of those perfectly shaped little things but lets be real, I couldn’t wait that long to eat this! So maybe next time haha.
I’ve been dreaming about this dish for a while. Mmmm fresh fish with the perfect veggie and fruit salsa… So delicious. The soy in the salsa and sesame seeds on the tuna add a nice nutty flavor. Tuna is definitely one of the more expensive ingredients I’ve worked with so far but it’s well worth every bite…
1/2 lb tuna per person
Equal parts: pineapple, mango, red onion and red bell pepper
Sesame seed or another high heat oil
Fresh black pepper
Fresh baby greens
The girls came over early to get in on the action so I put them to work chopping the red bell pepper, jalapeño, red onion and finishing up the pineapple. The key here is to try and dice up the produce all about the same size and shape. That way your salsa will look more uniform. Must say the ladies were great at this! Thanks gals!
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Slicing and dicing a mango can be tricky. First, peel the skin off with a vegetable peeler.
We included the jalapeño seeds for a little extra heat, up to you!
Mix that up and set aside.
We all took a little slice of it raw because it looked so appetizing.
We debated on whether to coat the whole steak with sesame seeds or just the edges… Can go either way. We chose to only do the edges.
I have I admit I was so nervous to sear the tuna! I didn’t want to mess it up. After a little pep talk, it was remarkably easy!!
Make sure the skillet gets nice and hot before placing the tuna in.
This is such a pretty cake so I wanted to give it a try. The fluffy white cake, fruit and warm buttery brown sugar make this quite a treat!
1/4 cup of butter
2/3 cup of brown sugar
1 1/3 cups flour
1 cup sugar
1/3 cup shortening
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup of milk
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Then pour melted butter into pan.
Let is sit for 10 minutes allowing the brown sugar and butter to settle into the cake.