French Tartare of Tuna

Thinking of my husband who is doing the ARC…. I realized how much fun it was catching fish on a daily base! Each boat needs a good recipe for a tartare of tuna! You can also use this recipe with Mahi Mahi. Enjoy your crossing and good luck with the fishing!

Gourmet on board©

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One of my favourite dishes is definitely ‘tartare’ of tuna.
A ‘tartare’ is a French dish, made with chopped, fresh, raw fish and brought to taste with spices and fresh herbs.
While we were sailing, my husband caught lots of fish.
I took advantage to try out a whole variety of tartars.

This is one of my favorites. Enjoy!


Serves 4.

What do you need?

• 400 gram sashimi quality tuna fillet
• 1 tbsp. freshly chopped coriander
• 4 sprigs spring onion
• 1 tbsp. capers
• 4 small pickled cucumbers
• 1 tsp. Dijon grain mustard
• 1 tomato
• 1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
• Pinch of salt
• Pinch of pepper


Dice the tuna in cubes of approximately 1 cm.
Chop the spring onion and parsley finely.
Remove the seeds from the cucumbers and cut into small cubes.
Halve the…

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