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Super Delish 10 Minute Tuna Tartare

By lovinmanchester

December 20, 2016 at 12:18am


  • Fresh Tuna
  • Coriander
  • Red Chillies
  • Limes
  • Bread (baguette works best)
  • Olive oil

Tuna tartare seems like one of those dishes that you'll only ever get to eat in a restaurant, and even then you know it'll always going to cost a fortune.

I want to show you today just how simple it actually is to make a shitload of this stuff at home, with just a couple of ingredients.

This works perfectly as a little starter, popped onto a salad or even in a big bunk of bread for a nice light lunch. Give this a lash and you'll fucking love it...


Step 1

The key is getting really fresh tuna. You'll get it in a good fish monger or a top end shop like Donnybrook Fair, Fallon and Byrne or Mortons.

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Step 2

Slice up the bread. We're going to make nice little croutes which are crispy and work perfectly with the soft texture of the tuna.

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Step 3

Lash the bread into a tray and drizzle with a little olive oil. Fuck them into a hot oven (180C) for about 10-15 minutes. Simple as that.

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Step 4

Whip the tuna out and get it up to room temperature. Get some nice thin slices going. Good sharp knife is the key here.

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Step 5

You don't want to be handing the fish too much. The less you do so the better. Also make sure to clean your hands, you dirty thing.

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Step 6

Next chop it up into little cubes.

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Step 7

It'll take you a little while, but all the tuna should look like this.

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Step 8

Chop up the chilli. If you want it with a little extra kick, leave the seeds in. If you're a bit of a big girl's blouse, leave them out.

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Step 9

Slice the limes up. If I need to give you more info about this step than that, then cooking maybe isn't for you!

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Step 10

Grab the coriander out and chop the shit out of it.

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Step 11

Lash all of the ingredients in with the tuna. It's important to have a good lash of salt and pepper in now too, in order to bring the tuna's flavour to life.

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Step 12

Nice big drizzle of oilve oil in at this stage too, as it'll help it all come together.

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Step 13

Stir it all up and make sure it is all mixed perfectly. This isn't something you'll want to make too far in advance. The fresher the better.

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Step 14

Pop a little onto your crispy bread or if you're cutting down on the carbs, just eat it up straight.

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Step 15

Serve it up and watch your guests faces light up as they discover that you're some sort of culinary genius, or have been training to become a chef in your spare time.

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The thing we try to do here is to provide recipes that blow you away with jusy how simple they are, and totally demystify a dish that you'd normally only eat in a restaurant.

Of course, the only issue with this is that it just tastes too good and you'll lash the whole bowl of it into you in one go!


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