Tuna Tartare Tacos

Posted at: 12/13/2012 10:56 AM
Updated at: 12/13/2012 12:38 PM
By: Andrew Murphy

Ancho Chile Crema

1 Ancho Chile, hydrated in hot water for 1 hour, stemmed and seeded

½ quart Sour Cream

2tblspn Heavy Cream

½ Clove Garlic, Minced

2tsp Chili Powder

Salt and Pepper to taste


Place Ancho and garlic into blender and puree until smooth. In mixing bowl combine the puree and all remaining ingredients, chill and reserve.


Avocado Wasabi Mousse

2 Ripe Avocados

2tblspn Loose Wasabi

¼ Lime, squeezed

1oz Mirin

1/4tsp Cayenne Pepper

1/4tsp Ground Cumin

1/4tsp Paprika

1tblspn Olive Oil

Salt and Pepper to taste


Combine all ingredients into food processor until smooth, chill and reserve.


Tuna Tartare Tacos    


4 Taco Shells

4oz Diced Ahi Tuna

1tsp Minced Jalapeno

1tsp Minced Shallot

1tsp Chopped Cilantro

¼ Lime squeezed

1 tblspn Olive Oil

2oz Wasabi Avocado Mousse

1 squeeze Sriracha

1tsp Scallions

1tblspn Ancho Chile Crema

1pinch Cumin


Combine tuna, oil, shallot, cumin, jalapeno, lime, cilantro, and sriracha.

Place tuna on plate and spoon avocado mousse and chile cream onto plate.

Top with tortilla shells and cilantro.