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EatSmarter exclusive recipe

Tuna Carpaccio

with Avocado Cream and Sesame seeds

Tuna Carpaccio

Tuna Carpaccio - A light, healthy appetizer with the feel of fine Asian cuisine

306
calories
Calories
45 min.
Preparation
moderate
Difficulty

Ingredients

for 4 servings
1 pound absolutely fresh Tuna (sushi or organic quality)
1 ripe Avocado
1 Lemon
5 ounces Yogurt (low-fat)
2 tablespoons Soy sauce
Salt
Pepper
Tabasco sauce
2 teaspoons Sesame seeds
1 tablespoon Sesame oil
1 tablespoon Thai fish sauce
2 beds Shiso sprout (or garden cress)
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Kitchen utensils

1 Small bowl, 1 Plate, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Mortar, 1 Immersion blender, 1 deep bowl, 1 Citrus juicer

Preparation steps

Tuna Carpaccio preparation step 1
1

Place the tuna filet in the freezer for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, cut the avocado in half, remove the pit and scoop the flesh from the shell. Squeeze the lemon.

Tuna Carpaccio preparation step 2
2

Combine the avocado with yogurt and soy sauce. Season with lemon juice and salt and pepper to taste. Puree with an immersion blender and season to taste with a few dashes of Tabasco.

Tuna Carpaccio preparation step 3
3

Crush the sesame seeds in a mortar.

Tuna Carpaccio preparation step 4
4

Mix sesame seeds with the sesame oil in a bowl.

Tuna Carpaccio preparation step 5
5

Cut the tuna into very thin slices and place on plates. Add 2 tablespoons lemon juice, fish sauce, and salt and pepper to taste to the sesame oil. Spread sesame oil sauce over the fish. Then top with spoonfuls of the yogurt cream. Cut the shiso sprouts from the roots and sprinkle over the tuna.