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Avocado, Mango, and Tuna Tartare

Days are becoming longer, mornings brighter, and there’s a warmth in the air that can only mean summer is on the way. And as with every season, that means it’s time to revamp your menu with colourful, bright dishes that encapsulate the feeling of summer in every bite.


Ingredients: Serves 2-4 (depending on size)

  • ½ pound of fresh sushi-grade tuna, diced in small cubes
  • 1 ripe avocado, diced in small cubes
  • ½ ripe mango, diced in small cubes
  • Finely sliced spring onions
  • Black sesame seeds
  • 1 lime


  • 1 ½ tsp wasabi powder / fresh wasabi (add a little chilli if you don’t have this)
  •  ½ tbs hot water
  • 1 ½ tbsp honey
  •  2 tbsp light soy sauce
  •  1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp White Wine Vinegar
  • 1 tsp mustard powder
  • A pinch of freshly cracked pepper


  1. Whisk together the wasabi and water, then add the remaining dressing ingredients and set aside – taste to check balance.
  2. Toss the avocado with ½ squeeze of lime and season with salt and pepper
  3. Coat your chopped tuna in the dressing, enough to coat it but not over power it.
  4. Place a deep serving ring in the centre of a dish and layer the avocado, mango, then tuna on top. 
  5. Press down well then remove the serving ring.
  6. Top with sesame seeds and spring onion – you could top it instead with crunchy fried onion. If you wish, drizzle a little extra dressing on the plate before service.

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