Facebook LinkedIn Email Pinterest Twitter Instagram YouTube Icon Navigation Search Icon Main Search Icon Video Play Icon Plus Icon Minus Icon Check Icon Print Icon Note Icon Heart Icon Filled Heart Icon Single Arrow Icon Double Arrow Icon BLT Icon TV Icon Close Icon Sorted BLT/Search Icon
Recipe

TUNA TARTARE WITH GRAPEFRUIT VINAIGRETTE AND SORBET

Tuna tartare with grapefruit vinaigrette and sorbet - A recipe by Epicuriantime.com

Yield: 4 appetizer servings

This light and refreshing starter perks up the palate for whatever's to come. I think the citrus tang tastes best in summer, but you can use this recipe year-round, as long as the tuna you buy is the very best quality available.

Ingredients

  • grapefruit sorbet:
    1/2 cup fresh-squeezed grapefruit juice
    1/2 cup water
    1/2 cup ginger, minced (if you can find the pickled variety, use that)
    1/4 cup sugar
    1 Tablespoons horseradish
    grapefruit vinaigrette:

    4 large grapefruit segments
    4 Tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves
    1 Tablespoon ginger, minced (again, try to find pickled)
    1 Tablespoon champagne vinegar
    1 jalapeno, minced
    1/4 Teaspoon horseradish

    For the tartare:
    3/4 pounds tuna
    2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    Pinch of salt

Preparation

  • Make grapefruit sorbet:
    Combine all ingredients in an ice cream maker and process until firm.

    Make grapefruit vinaigrette:
    Crush grapefruit segments, then add other ingredients, including salt and pepper to taste.

    For the tartare:
    Chop the tuna coarsely, then, in a chilled metal bowl, combine it with the oil and salt.
    To Assemble:
    Pour the grapefruit vinaigrette over the tuna, toss lightly, and mold the mixture onto the center of a plate.
    At Mantra, we garnish the plate with cucumbers in yogurt and marinated radishes, but feel free to add any cold salad fixings.
    Top with a melon ball-sized scoop of sorbet.
    For an upscale touch, put a teaspoon of osetra caviar on top to finish.
Have you tried the recipe?

Tuna tartare with grapefruit vinaigrette and sorbet

Add Comment

* Required information
1000
How many letters are in the word two?

Comments (0)

No comments yet. Be the first!