Tuna and avocado salad with sesame dressing

AT A GLANCE

  • Serves 4 people

  • 300 gm sashimi-grade yellowfin tuna, cut into small pieces
  • 1 avocado, seed removed, cut into 2cm pieces
  • 2 tbsp bubu arare (see note)
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds
  • To serve: baby shiso leaves (see note)
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  • Sesame dressing
  • 100 ml ponzu (see note)
  • 40 ml vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp finely grated white onion
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp white sugar
  • ½ tsp finely chopped garlic
01   For sesame dressing, combine all ingredients in a bowl and whisk to combine.
02   Arrange tuna and avocado in four serving bowls. Drizzle with dressing, scatter over bubu arare and sesame seeds and serve immediately scattered with baby shiso leaves.
Note Bubu arare are small Japanese rice crackers, available from select Japanese stores. Baby shiso is available in punnets from select greengrocers. Ponzu is a dipping sauce available from Japanese supermarkets.

Recipe:

NOBUYUKI URA, SUSHI E

Photography:

BEN DEARNLEY

Styling:

VANESSA AUSTIN

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