Recipe courtesy of Robert Irvine
Total:
35 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
10 to 15 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 5 small flour tortillas
  • 1 cup canola oil, for frying
  • 8 ounces ahi tuna, small dice
  • 4 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 10 to 15 fresh cilantro leaves, for garnish

Directions

To make the tortilla disks, take a round pastry cutter and cut out small 2-inch disks from the flour tortillas. Heat a large skillet over medium heat, add the canola oil. When the oil is hot, add the tortilla disks, turning quickly until golden brown. Remove to paper towels and allow to cool.

To make the tuna tartar: In a medium bowl, mix all the other ingredients together, except the cilantro, and allow to marinate 5 minutes before you serve. Place in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

To finish, strain the excess liquid from the tuna mixture. Place a little of the tuna mixture on top of each tortilla disk, garnish with cilantro leaves and serve on a platter.

Cook's Note

If you want to make a special addition, add ripened diced avocado and drizzle with sour cream.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Tuna Tartare

Tuna Tartare

Tuna Tartare

Recipe courtesy of Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos

Napoleon of Tuna Tartare

Spiced Tuna Tartare

Recipe courtesy of Judy Joo

Baja-Style Ahi Tuna Tartare

Recipe courtesy of Marcela Valladolid

Tuna Tartare in a Cucumber Boat topped with Caviar

Recipe courtesy of Brian O'Reilly

Tuna Tartare in a Cucumber Boat topped with Caviar

Chilled Early Girl Tomato Soup with Ahi Tuna Tartare

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

Junk Food Flip

7:30am | 6:30c

Junk Food Flip

8:30am | 7:30c

Emeril's Florida

9:30am | 8:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

10am | 9c

Unwrapped 2.0

10:30am | 9:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

11am | 10c

Unwrapped 2.0

11:30am | 10:30c

Unwrapped

12pm | 11c

Unwrapped

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unwrapped

1pm | 12c

Unwrapped

1:30pm | 12:30c

Cheap Eats

2pm | 1c

Cheap Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Cheap Eats

3pm | 2c

Cheap Eats

3:30pm | 2:30c

Cheap Eats

4pm | 3c

Cheap Eats

4:30pm | 3:30c

Cheap Eats

5pm | 4c

Cheap Eats

5:30pm | 4:30c

Cheap Eats

6pm | 5c

Cheap Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Carnival Eats

8pm | 7c

Carnival Eats

8:30pm | 7:30c

Carnival Eats

9:30pm | 8:30c

Farmers' Market Flip

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Carnival Eats

12am | 11c

Carnival Eats

12:30am | 11:30c

Carnival Eats

1am | 12c

Carnival Eats

1:30am | 12:30c

Farmers' Market Flip

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here