Grilled Tuna and Soft-Shell Crabs Grilled Tuna with Herbed Aïoli, from Bon Appetit, July 2003 YIELD: Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme 2 teaspoons dried tarragon 2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped 1/3 cup mayonnaise 4 7-ounce tuna steaks (each about 1 … More Grilled Tuna and Soft-Shell Crabs

Tuna Tataki Tuna Tataki Ingredients 1/2 cup minced ginger 1/4 cup sesame seeds 1 tablespoon cracked black pepper 1/2 pound very fresh, sushi-grade ahi tuna Kosher salt 3 tablespoons peanut oil, for searing 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 medium-size, ripe avocado, peeled, pitted, quartered and sliced 2 cups mixed greens 12 thin slices red onion 1 … More Tuna Tataki

Peppered Tuna Skewers with Wasabi Mayonnaise 2 tablespoons wasabi powder (horseradish powder)*    1 1/2 tablespoons water    1/2 cup mayonnaise    1 pound fresh tuna steaks, cut into 3/4-inch cubes    2 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce    28 large slices pickled ginger*    28 8-inch wooden skewers    1 bunch watercress    1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper    1 tablespoon vegetable oil