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Tuna Tartare with Cucumber Salad and Avocado

 
Tuna Tartare with Cucumber Salad and Avocado
Image © Leites Culinaria
This recipe belongs to the top 10% of the healthiest recipes.healthy
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
This recipe is suitable for a pescetarian diet.pescetarian
 
One serving costs about $3.74 One serving costs about $3.74

$3.74 per serving

52 people like this recipe

52 likes

This recipe is ready in 60 minutes

Ready in 60 minutes

spoonacular Score:97%

Spoonacular Score: 97%

 

If you want to add more gluten free, dairy free, and pescatarian recipes to your recipe box, Tuna Tartare with Cucumber Salad and Avocado might be a recipe you should try. For $3.74 per serving, this recipe covers 40% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One serving contains 681 calories, 25g of protein, and 54g of fat. This recipe serves 6. It works best as a main course, and is done in about 1 hour. 52 people were glad they tried this recipe. This recipe from Leites Culinaria requires albacore tuna, onion, fresno chiles, and rice vinegar. To use up the rice vinegar you could follow this main course with the Red Velvet Mug Cake as a dessert. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 97%, which is spectacular. Users who liked this recipe also liked Tunan Avocado Tartare, Tuna Tartare in a Cucumber Boat topped with Caviar, and Seared Ahi Tuna Tartare With Avocado.

Ingredients

Servings:
12 slices
12 slices avocado
avocado
3
3  red chiles
red chiles
1
1  english cucumber
english cucumber
2
2  jalapeno chiles
jalapeno chiles
2 tsps
2 tsps kosher salt
kosher salt
0.25 cups
0.25 cups mirin
mirin
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps olive oil
olive oil
0.5
0.5  red onion
red onion
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps rice vinegar
rice vinegar
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps sesame seeds
sesame seeds
0.25 cups
0.25 cups tamari
tamari
12 oz
12 oz tuna
tuna
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps wasabi powder
wasabi powder
0.25 cups
0.25 cups water
water
12 slices avocado
12 slices
avocado
3  red chiles
3
red chiles
1  english cucumber
1
english cucumber
2  jalapeno chiles
2
jalapeno chiles
2 tsps kosher salt
2 tsps
kosher salt
0.25 cups mirin
0.25 cups
mirin
2 Tbsps olive oil
2 Tbsps
olive oil
0.5  red onion
0.5
red onion
2 Tbsps rice vinegar
2 Tbsps
rice vinegar
2 Tbsps sesame seeds
2 Tbsps
sesame seeds
0.25 cups tamari
0.25 cups
tamari
12 oz tuna
12 oz
tuna
2 Tbsps wasabi powder
2 Tbsps
wasabi powder
0.25 cups water
0.25 cups
water

Equipment

baking sheet
baking sheet
paper towels
paper towels
mixing bowl
mixing bowl
baking sheet
baking sheet
paper towels
paper towels
mixing bowl
mixing bowl


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Leites Culinaria

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $3.74
Ingredient
12 slices avocado
3 red chiles
1 english cucumber
2 jalapeno chiles
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1/4 cup mirin
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 red onion
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
1/4 cup tamari
12 ounces tuna
2 tablespoons wasabi powder
Price
$13.07
$1.20
$0.72
$0.12
$0.01
$0.44
$0.33
$0.18
$0.13
$0.62
$0.59
$2.19
$2.84
$22.45

Tips

Health Tips

  • Tuna is high in protein and omega-3 fatty acids, but it can also be high in mercury. We recommend trying smaller fish, such as herring, sardines, and mackerel, in place of tuna. With the right recipes, you can get used to the fishier taste. If you really want to stick with tuna, choose light tuna over albacore and limit consumption to about one can a week.

Price Tips

  • Avocados are one of the "clean fifteen", so you don't have to buy them organic if you don't want to spend the extra dough.

Cooking Tips

  • If you're buying an avocado to use for dinner tonight, make sure you choose a ripe one! Find an avocado that is soft enough to press your fingertips into. If it's too firm, it's not ripe. If it's almost smooshy, it's too ripe. The perfect avocado can be hard to find in stores, so you might have to buy your avocados in advance and ripen them at home. To speed up the ripening process, put the avocados in a paper bag with an apple or banana. It really works!

  • You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.

  • To keep your eyes from stinging and watering while cutting onions, trying popping the onion in the freezer for 15 minutes before you plan to start cooking. Chilling the onion slows the release of the enzyme responsible for teary eyes.

  • Kosher salt is a type of coarse-grained salt popular among chefs because it is easy to pick up with the fingertips and sticks well when coating meat. The name "kosher salt" comes from the word "koshering", the process of making food suitable for consumption according to Jewish law. You can easily substitute table salt or sea salt in recipes where the salt is being dissolved, but if you're using it to coat meat, you might wish you had the kosher salt.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Tuna's sustainability heavily depends on the fishing spots and methods. Inform yourself about where and how your tuna was caught or choose more widely sustainable options, such as herring, sardines, or mackerel instead.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
680 Calories
24g Protein
53g Total Fat
35g Carbs
87% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
680
34%

Fat
53g
83%

  Saturated Fat
7g
50%

Carbohydrates
35g
12%

  Sugar
7g
8%

Cholesterol
10mg
3%

Sodium
1616mg
70%

Alcohol
0.98g
5%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
24g
50%

Vitamin K
101µg
97%

Vitamin C
69mg
85%

Fiber
20g
84%

Selenium
45µg
65%

Vitamin B3
13mg
65%

Folate
255µg
64%

Vitamin B6
1mg
51%

Vitamin E
7mg
50%

Potassium
1747mg
50%

Vitamin B5
4mg
45%

Copper
0.78mg
39%

Phosphorus
384mg
38%

Magnesium
130mg
33%

Manganese
0.65mg
32%

Vitamin B2
0.51mg
30%

Vitamin D
3µg
25%

Vitamin B12
1µg
21%

Iron
3mg
19%

Zinc
2mg
19%

Vitamin B1
0.28mg
19%

Vitamin A
787IU
16%

Calcium
87mg
9%

covered percent of daily need

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