culinary works, spicy tuna nachos recipeMiss last week’s standing-room only class on Game Day Appetizers? Fear not, we’re sharing our mouth-watering recipe for Spicy Tuna Nachos. The perfect addition to any Super Bowl party, this is definitely a win-win situation regardless of who you’re cheering for!

Spicy Tuna Sashimi Nachos

1 lb fresh tuna steak – ask for sushi grade
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup green onions, sliced – tops and bottoms
2 tbsp ginger, minced
2 tsp sesame seeds
2 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp red pepper flakes
1 lime
1 firm avocado, diced
Hearty tortilla chips
For Sriracha mayo
3 tbsp mayonnaise
1 tbsp Sriracha sauce
1 tsp lime juice

For Sriracha mayo, mix together mayonnaise, Sriracha, and lime juice until smooth.

In a frying pan, toast sesame seeds on medium heat for 3-5 minutes until mostly golden. Mix together toasted sesame seeds, soy sauce, sesame oil, green onions, ginger, red pepper flakes, and the juice of one lime (about 1 tbsp). Slice tuna steak into strips lengthwise and chop into 1/4 inch cubes. Evenly coat tuna cubes in soy sauce mixture. Chill for 1 hour. Remove tuna from refrigerator and add in avocado cubes. The tuna will have a slightly brownish tint from the soy sauce, but don’t worry it is still fresh!

Use a slotted spoon to ladle tuna sashimi over each individual tortilla chip and garnish with spicy mayo. Alternatively – you can use this as a dip oven an ice bath. Either way make sure the tuna is very cold when placed on the chip. It tastes so much better.

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