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Tuna Tartare With Spicy Mayonnaise, Mizuna And Soy Wasabi Vinaigrette

Tuna Tartare With Spicy Mayonnaise, Mizuna And Soy Wasabi Vinaigrette

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons wasabi
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons peanut or canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallots
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons spicy chili paste
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon wasabi paste
  • 1 pound Sushi-grade tuna, cut into º1/4-inch cubes
  • 1 Haas avocado, peeled, seeded and chopped into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped cucumber
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups mizuna or other bitter greens
  • 2 tablespoons finely sliced green onion tops
  • 2 teaspoons black or white sesame seeds, toasted, for garnish


  • In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, wasabi, mirin, rice wine vinegar and canola oil. Set aside while you prepare the tuna tartare.

  • In a medium bowl, combine shallots, mayonnaise, honey, chili paste, sesame oil, soy sauce and wasabi, and stir well to combine. Gently fold in tuna, the avocado cubes, and cucumber and season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate while you prepare the plates.

  • In a medium bowl, toss the mizuna with the vinaigrette to coat. Divide the tuna tartare between the 4 plates, top with the mizuna greens. Garnish each plate with green onions and sesame seeds and serve immediately.