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Mexican Tuna Poke and Chips

Tuna Appetizer

Got some frozen tuna and a party to attend? How about making a poke tuna appetizer? It certainly seems like everyone in America is falling in love with this new tuna craze. And especially in California, where the growth of poke shop has nearly doubled in just the past 2 years.

We lucky fishermen have access to some of the freshest tuna around. With either fresh or frozen tuna you can put together a heavenly Mexican tuna poke laid on top of tortillas chips. Believe me this will be the hit of the party! So, with just a little spice here and there, let me introduce to you to a yummy tuna appetizer, Mexican tuna poke.

How about a Baja Yellowtail Poke?

Mexican Poke Tuna Appetizer (10-15 appetizers)

2 pounds tuna, small 1/4 inch cubes (keep your tuna cubes refrigerated while making the poke sauce)

1 bag fried Mexican corn chips

¼ cup Mexican Crema, or sour cream

3 tablespoons soy sauce

2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, finely chopped

4 stalks of green onions

1 bundle of cilantro

Coarse black pepper

Ground cayenne pepper (optional!)

Small pac of white sesame seeds

Make The Tuna Appetizer

1. To make the poke, add the Mexican crema, soy sauce and chipotle in a medium sized bowl and mix. Next, add the fish and mix.

2. For finally assembly, place 3 or 4 chips on a plate with a dollop of poke on top. Then, garnish with green onions, cilantro, black pepper, and sesame seeds. Now eat!

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I'm a fisherman and a cook, and I love to do both. My name is Yanni and welcome to my website, Fisherman's Belly. Here, using your fresh fish and everyday ingredients, you can learn to cook hand-crafted easy fish recipes. 

See you on the water and in the kitchen. Yanni

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