Tuna Tataki - Standard Recipe

Tuna Tataki

Dish Name : Tuna Tataki

Yield: 2 servings

Yellow-fin tuna - 2 oz.
Fresh wasabi, grated - 2 Tbsp.
Daikon, fine julienne - 2 oz.
Daikon sprouts - 1 pkg.
Sunflower sprouts - 1 pkg.
Ponzu sauce - (recipe follows)
Tobiko - garnish

Method:

  1. Trim tuna into a square; sear all sides in nonstick pan on high heat. Chill. Slice tuna against the grain into 8 thin pieces.

  2. Smear wasabi in center of 2 serving plates; arrange 4 tuna slices on each plate.

  3. Toss daikon with sprouts; dress with a little ponzu sauce and arrange atop tuna. Drizzle a bit more sauce over tuna. Garnish with tobiko…

Ponzu sauce

Lemon juice - 1 Tbsp
Lime juice - 1 Tbsp
Ginger Juice - 1 tsp
Soy sauce - 4 Tbsp
Brown Sugar - 1 1/2 Tbsp
Rice vinegar - 1 Tbsp

  1. Whisk together all ingredients until brown sugar dissolves.