Ahi Tuna Tartar

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I just can’t pass up ahi tuna when the fish monger has it, but you have probably figured that already. This is a simple tartar with some creamy avocado and some crispy micro greens on top, the perfect meal for a hot summer night.

Ingredients:
10 oz ahi tuna, diced into 1/4 inch squares
1 TBSP sesame seed oil
1 TBSP soy sauce
Zest of 1 lime
1 TBSP toasted sesame seeds
Pinch of espelette pepper
Salt and pepper
Sriracha sauce to taste
1 avocado, thinly sliced
Micro greens

Combine all but avocado and micro greens, toss to combine.

Serve over 1/2 sliced avocado, top with micro greens and a squirt of sriracha.

Serves 2.

Sesame Crusted Seared Ahi

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Simple is usually good, in this case it is great! This is a 5 minute main! Perfect for the crazy weeknight meals.

Ingredients:
1/4 c toasted sesame seeds
2 4 oz pieces of ahi

Dump sesame seeds in a shallow bowl large enough to fit your fish. Press ahi into the sesame seeds, flip and repeat on the other side.

Hear a cast iron skillet over high heat. Add sesame crusted ahi and cook 30 seconds to 1 minute per side.

Serve with wasabi and soy sauce.

Serves 2.

Cilantro Hummus

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Hummus seems to be my go to lately for lunch. Mix it up spread it on bread with some sliced radishes, avocado and sprouts – it’s the perfect lunch and oh so healthy. This week it’s cilantro hummus – the color is amazing and taste – yummy!

2 cans chickpeas, drained
4 cloves garlic
4 TBSP lemon juice
3 TBSP toasted sesame seeds
1 tsp salt
2 TBSP olive oil
1/4 c cilantro leaves
1/2 tsp paprika

Toss all ingredients in a blender or food processor add 1 cup of water and blend. Add more water 1/4 c at a time if needed. Purée until smooth.

Makes 2 cups.