- 1 LB Sashimi quality Ahi RED Tuna
- 1/4 CU lime juice
- 1 TBL lemon juice
- 3/4 CU soy beans
- 1 TBL olive oil
- 1 TBL sesame or peanut oil
- 1 tsp soy
- a handful of fresh cilantro
- 2 TBL shallots
STEP BY STEP
- Review Alternate Finish 1 and Alternate Finish 2
- If Alternate Finish 1
Cut uncooked Ahi Tuna to approx 1/2 inch squares (or smaller)
If Alternate Finish 2
- Sear Ahi Tuna for 45-60 seconds per side
Cut into thin strips against the grain
- In a small bowl, toss tuna in bowl with lemon and lime juice and set aside
- Plunge soy beans in boiling water. Let steep for 5 minutes.
- Drain and place in ice water in a medium bowl to stop cooking.
- Drain the bowl, and put half in a blender and half back into the medium bowl.
- Puree 1/2 of cooked soy beans with both oils and soy
- Add other half of soy beans with shallots to the blender
- Blend till coarsely chopped and mixed together.
- Put blender contents back into medium bowl
- Add some coarsely chopped (not blended) cilantro the the mixture if desired
- Pour excess juice from the small bowl into the medium bowl
- Blend to assure consistency
- See alternate finish 1 or 2
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Alternate Finish 1
- In Ring place a layer of bean/soy mixture, then top with a layer of the tuna
- Carefully remove the metal ring
- Top with sprig of cilantro and sprinkle plate with some cracked pepper
Alternate Finish 2
- Place tuna strips along the sides of your metal form
- Pack the bean/soy mixture into the center of the tuna
- Carefully remove the ring and top with cilantro.
Images from PaleoCupboard.com, Great British Chefs, and Pinterest.
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