Tuna Tataki



Preparation info

  • Serves:


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in

Japanese Food Made Easy

Japanese Food Made Easy

By Aya Nishimura

Published 2020

  • About

This is a simple yet indulgent dish, packed with flavour and texture. Meaty tuna, crispy garlic, ginger and aromatic shiso are an irresistible combination, ideal to serve with drinks.



  • 4 spring onions (scallions), thinly sliced lengthways
  • 30 g (1 oz)


Place the spring onion, ginger and daikon radish in a bowl of ice-cold water. This will help to keep them crisp.

Heat the sunflower oil in a small frying pan over medium heat. Fry the garlic until golden brown. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the garlic to a bowl and remove most of the excess oil from the pan with paper towel, leaving a little behind for the tuna.

Heat the pan o