Tuna Treat

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  • 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


  1. Review Alternate Finish 1 and Alternate Finish 2
  2. If Alternate Finish 1
    Cut uncooked Ahi Tuna to approx 1/2 inch squares (or smaller)
    If Alternate Finish 2
  3. Sear Ahi Tuna for 45-60 seconds per side
    Cut into thin strips against the grain
  4. In a small bowl, toss tuna in bowl with lemon and lime juice and set aside
  5. Plunge soy beans in boiling water. Let steep for 5 minutes.
  6. Drain and place in ice water in a medium bowl to stop cooking.
  7. Drain the bowl, and put half in a blender and half back into the medium bowl.
  8. Puree 1/2 of cooked soy beans with both oils and soy
  9. Add other half of soy beans with shallots to the blender
  10. Blend till coarsely chopped and mixed together.
  11. Put blender contents back into medium bowl
  12. Add some coarsely chopped (not blended) cilantro the the mixture if desired
  13. Pour excess juice from the small bowl into the medium bowl
  14. Blend to assure consistency
  15. See alternate finish 1 or 2

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Alternate Finish 1

  1. In Ring place a layer of bean/soy mixture, then top with a layer of the tuna
  2. Carefully remove the metal ring
  3. Top with sprig of cilantro and sprinkle plate with some cracked pepper

Alternate Finish 2

  1. Place tuna strips along the sides of your metal form
  2. Pack the bean/soy mixture into the center of the tuna
  3. Carefully remove the ring and top with cilantro.

Images from PaleoCupboard.com, Great British Chefs,  and Pinterest.

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