Tuna (serves four with one pound fresh tuna)
Yellowfin is best but fresh Blackfin tuna will
Shape tuna into two identical logs and
roll in sesame seeds.
Wrap logs in Nori (roasted seaweed), roll
wrapped logs in flour, then in beaten eggs, and finally in Panko (Japanese
Quickly fry in 350-degree vegetable oil.
This step is critical as it literally takes seconds to crisp bread crumbs.
Do Not Overcook!
Thinly slice logs and arrange an equal
amount of pieces on each of four serving dishes.
Sprinkle pieces of tuna with wasabi oil
Sesame Vinaigrette Dipping Sauce
Squeeze minced onions through cheese cloth.
Discard juice and place fluffed onions in bowl. Add remaining ingredients (oils
last) mix well and refrigerate until serving.
Julienne carrots, beets and radish, and mix
with watercress. Place equal portion on each serving dish and sprinkle with
sesame vinaigrette just prior to serving. Garnish serving dishes with lime and
fresh ginger and enjoy!