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For the Cups

250g/9oz fresh tuna fillet

150g/5.25oz cucumber for the cups (can be served in ramekins instead)

Tomyao Sprouts (for garnish only)

For the Dressing

30ml/1fl oz light soy sauce (gluten-free if required)

10g/0.5oz sesame seeds

30ml/1fl oz sesame oil

30ml/1fl oz honey

30ml/1fl oz lemon juice

25g/1oz chopped shallots

10g/2 tsp chopped cilantro/coriander

10g/2 tsp chopped leeks

zest of 1 lemon

1 tsp togarashi (or chilli) powder

chilli peppers (optional)


  1. Combine all ingredients for the dressing in a mixing large bowl.
  2. Cut the tuna fillet into ½ inch cubes and toss into the dressing. Refrigerate covered.
  3. Prepare cucumber cups. Cut cucumber into 1 1/2 inch thick segments. Scoop out the middle with a melon baller. Chill.
  4. Spoon tuna tartare dressing into the chilled cucumber cups. Garnish with sprouts of Tomyao.



Update Message: A sweet, light and refreshing recipe, that’s not only packed with nutrition but it will also help with your hydration levels at the same time.

Tags: gluten-free, dairy-free, lunch, snack, Starter

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