Tuna and Avocado Tartare with Ginger and Sesame

Tuna and Avocado Tartare with Ginger and Sesame

Fresh ginger, citrus and sesame are a lovely marinade for this tuna tartare, served as an appetizer or main.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2


  • 1/2 lb sushi grade tuna
  • 1 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 inch ginger, grated
  • 1 small orange, grated
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 avocado, thinly sliced
  • sesame seeds


  • Hand wash ahi tuna in cold water and dry with a paper towel. Cut into 1/4 inch cubes and put in a bowl. Add salt, pepper, and sesame oil.
  • Grate ginger, zest orange, and thinly slice green onions (save some to garnish). Add ingredients to the bowl and combine. Refrigerate for 15-30 min.
  • Thinly slice avocado. Spoon ahi tuna on top, add more green onions and garnish with sesame seeds. Squeeze lemon juice on top and serve!

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