Oriental Tuna Tartare Cups

A sweet, light and refreshing recipe, that’s not only packed with nutrition but it will also help with your hydration levels at the same time.


prep 0:10       total 0:10


10 servings



For the Cups

250g/9oz fresh tuna fillet
150g/5.25oz cucumber for the cups (can be served in ramekins instead)
Tomyao Sprouts (for garnish only)

For the Dressing

30ml/1fl oz light soy sauce (gluten-free if required)
10g/0.5oz sesame seeds
30ml/1fl oz sesame oil
30ml/1fl oz honey
30ml/1fl oz lemon juice
25g/1oz chopped shallots
10g/2 tsp chopped cilantro/coriander
10g/2 tsp chopped leeks
zest of 1 lemon
1 tsp togarashi (or chilli) powder
chilli peppers (optional)


1. Combine all ingredients for the dressing in a mixing large bowl.
2. Cut the tuna fillet into ½ inch cubes and toss into the dressing. Refrigerate covered.
3. Prepare cucumber cups. Cut cucumber into 1 1/2 inch thick segments. Scoop out the middle with a melon baller. Chill.
4. Spoon tuna tartare dressing into the chilled cucumber cups. Garnish with sprouts of Tomyao.

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If you would like to see the original recipe, this can be found here: http://www.mynutricounter.com/oriental-tuna-tartare-cups/

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