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Seared Ahi Tuna Tortilla Crisps


Fresh Style White 4-Cut
Seared Ahi Tuna Tortilla Crisps

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Original Recipe Serves 12
Prep Time 10 min
Cooking Time 5 min


120 each  Pre-cut Unfried White Fresh Style Chips (29716)  
30 oz. Ahi Tuna Loin , cut into quarters lengthwise 
 Salt and Pepper to taste  
12 each  Egg Whites  
3/4 cup  Water  
1 1/2 cups Black Sesame Seeds  
1 1/2 cups White Sesame Seeds  
 Vegetable Oil , as needed 
2 1/2 cups Asian Citrus Sauce , see related recipe 
2 1/2 cups Red Cabbage , fine shred 
2 1/2 cups Avocado Crème , see related recipe   


1.) Pre-heat fryer to 350°F and deep fry chips for 30-45 seconds or until bubbling stops.

2.) Make egg wash by combining egg whites with water.

3.) To make each serving, season 2 1/2 ounce tuna with salt and pepper, coat with egg wash and roll into combined sesame seeds to coat 4 sides. Heat oil in a sauté pan, over medium-high heat, and sear tuna evenly on all four sides until cooked medium-rare or desired doneness. Cut into 10 equal slices, reserve.

4.) To plate, on each nacho chip, drizzle 1 teaspoon Asian Citrus Sauce, top with 1 teaspoon red cabbage, a slice of tuna and a 1 teaspoon dollop of Avocado Crème. Repeat with 10 nacho chips per plate.


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