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The Semiahmoo Resort culinary team has an albacore tuna tacos recipe that will be sure to impress dinner guests. The tacos are assembled with a sweet ponzu and brown sugar ginger dressing that create a unique flavor combination.

Recipe as follows:

2 pounds albacore tuna (from one of our favorite markets … Lummi Seafood) cut into ¼-inch cubes

4 ounces thinly sliced radish

1 pack of wonton wrappers – Cut a pack of wonton shells into circles and fry each one until a crispy disk is achieved. Set aside on paper towels or on a resting rack until ready for use.

4 ounces seaweed salad

1 ounces sesame seeds

1 bunch cilantro

Sweet ponzu

1 cup soy sauce

1 cup mirin, sweet sake

½ cup apple cider vinegar

½ cup sugar

½ cup yuzu juice

Combine, bring to a boil in a sauce pot.

Mix and whisk into boiling liquids until thickened and take off heat.

1 tablespoon cornstarch

2 tablespoon water

Cool in the refrigerator until chill.

Brown sugar ginger dressing

3 tablespoons chopped ginger

1 bunch green onion

½ bunch cilantro

¼ cup brown sugar

6 tablespoons rice vinegar

½ cup tamari soy sauce

6 tablespoons sesame oil

½ cup olive pomace oil

Combine all but oils in a blender. Blend until smooth and drizzle oil in until thickened.

To assemble:

Sprinkle radish evenly among wontons.

Toss albacore with ponzu and divide evenly among the top of the wontons and radish.

Drizzle brown sugar ginger dressing on top of tuna.

Garnish with seaweed salad, sesame seeds and your favorite herbs, like cilantro.

This recipe also loves avocado and sliced green onions. Other types of tuna work as well.

Semiahmoo Resort offers dining options at Packers Kitchen + Bar, Great Blue Heron Grill and Seaview Café.

 

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