Tuna Sliders Asian Style

April 28, 2019

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If you're looking for a quick and easy tuna recipe, you're not alone. My buddy Stuman emailed me asking for an easy fish recipe section in Fisherman's Belly. Stuman says he and his buddies are much better at fishing then cooking, and right now, they have lots of tuna! That email and the fact that the more tuna are approaching Southern California has got me thinking, tuna sliders... 

 

If you got your sights set on those incoming tuna, or if you've got some frozen tuna fillets, give my new tuna sliders recipe a try! Just a quick trip to the Asian market is all you need. Might be the tastiest little slider you've ever had!

30 pound plus yellowfin tuna caught right off the coast of Southern California.

 

If you need more recipes, check out my section just for Tuna Recipes.

 

Easy Tuna Sliders Asian Style (8 sliders)

1.5 pounds tuna fillet cut into 4 equal pieces about 3/4-in thick

8 small sized hamburger buns

1/4 cup rice wine vinegar

1/8 cup water

1 tablespoons Shoyu (soy sauce optional)

1 tablespoon sugar

1 tablespoon of finely minced ginger

1-2 teaspoons of sesame seed oil

2 tablespoons grated carrots

2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

4 small cucumbers, skin on, small dice

1 Thai chili, finely chopped

4 tablespoons of mayonnaise

4 slices of tomato

 

Make the Asian Relish

1. First add the rice wine vinegar, water and Shoyu into a mixing bowl. Then add the sugar, sesame seed oil, and then whisk vigorously. Now add the ginger, the cucumbers, the carrots, and the cilantro. And then finally add the Thai chili. Mix and set in the refrigerator until needed.

 

Start Making The Tuna Sliders

2. Start heating your cast iron pan, or frying pan, until it gets nice and hot. Prepare your cut tuna fillets merely by salting them. Now add a teaspoon of sesame seed oil in your hot cast iron pan and then start searing both sides of the tuna, leaving the center raw. This should only take a minute or two of searing the tuna on both sides.

 

3. Toast only one side of your buns. I use the hot cast iron pan for this.

 

4. Add mayonnaise only to the bottom bun, then add a slice of tomato with a pinch of salt followed by the tuna. Now add a dollop of the Asian relish on top of the tuna and then place the top half of the bun to complete your tuna slider! Enjoy

 

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