Fresh tuna tartar salad in basil vinaigrette

Difficulty: ★☆☆


  • 1 lb Red tuna.
  • 1/2 Red onion.
  • 1 Tomato.
  • 2 Pickles in vinegar.
  • 1/3 Cup capers in vinegar.
  • 12 Black olives.
  • 1/2 lb Salad sprouts (arugula, endive, lambs lettuce, lollo roso, oak leaf lettuce).
  • Basil oil, (see recipe).
  • Sherry vinegar.
  • 2 Limes.
  • Salt.
  • White pepper.

Category: First course


Remove bones and skin from tuna and chop into ¼ inch cubes. Season with salt and pepper and marinate for a few minutes in the lime juice. Chop tomato  in concasse. Cut onion, pickles, capers and olives into a fine Brunoise. Mix with the tuna pieces, along with the tomato. Season salad sprouts with basil oil and sherry vinegar. With the help of a cylindrical mold, arrange salad on a plate. Place the tuna tartar on top. Serve cold