Pan-Seared Albacore with Plums, Melon, Tahini, and Pickled Chiles

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  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Getaway: Food & Drink to Transport You

By Renee Erickson

Published 2021

  • About

At the Walrus and the Carpenter, we don’t just serve oysters raw; we also love raw clams, scallops, and fin fish, too. Line-caught albacore is a favorite in season, and its accompaniments are ever-evolving, depending on what is glorious at the market at a given moment. This dish, with barely seared tuna, couldn’t be more late-summer if it tried, with plums, melons, and sharp little rings of pickled chiles. The tahini keeps it all earthy and grounded. When you make a plate like this, make su