Appetizers; Salads & Sides, Hors D’oeuvres, Salades et Accompagnements
Ahi Tuna Lettuce Cups
Fresh and vibrant, these little lettuce cups filled with Asian flavour are a great simple starter for your next backyard BBQ. And don’t forget the pièce de résistance – topping each cup with a generous amount of refreshing pineapple salsa.
6 oz. Ahi Tuna
3 1-inch pineapple rings, grilled and cubed
10 Boston Bibb lettuce leaves
1/2 cup cucumber, thinly sliced
1/2 tsp honey
1 tsp Blue Dragon Fish Sauce
1 tsp vegetable oil
1/2 finely chopped red chilli pepper
Juice from 1 lime
Blue Dragon Pure Sesame Oil, to drizzle
Salt and pepper, to taste
Toss pineapple, cucumber, lime juice, and honey in a mixing bowl. Set aside.
Place tuna, Blue Dragon Fish Sauce, vegetable oil, salt and pepper in a reusable plastic bag and seal. Let marinate in fridge for 1 hour.
Grill marinated tuna for 2 minutes on each side at 450°F. Let rest for 5 minutes, and slice thinly.
Stack two lettuce leaves. Top with pineapple salsa, two strips of tuna, green onion, chilli pepper, salt, and pepper. Lightly drizzle with Blue Dragon Pure Sesame Oil.