Thursday, March 3, 2011
Bite with Belkys: Ahi Tuna Tacos from Sushi Sobe inside the Loews Hotel
How about putting a spin on the same old tacos for dinner tonight? A South Florida chef is showing us how to add an asian touch. Time to grab a Bite with Belkys.
The Chef: Frederic Delaire
The Restaurant: Sushi SoBe inside the Loews Hotel
The Dish: Ahi Tuna Tacos
8 oz. ahi tuna
1 red onion, diced
1 pinch of cajun seasoning
dash of salt
dash of pepper
Juice of 1 lemon
dash of extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup of mayonnaise
1 pinch of wasabi powder
6 tortilla shells (3 inch diameter)
1/2 iceberg lettuce, shredded
1 Tbs of black sesame seeds
Method of Preparation:
-Start by dicing the ahi tuna into small cubes. Then, do the same with a red onion.
-In a bowl, combine ahi tuna, red onion, cajun seasoning, salt, pepper, lemon juice and a touch of extra virgin olive oil.
-Next, mix regular mayonnaise with a pinch of wasabi powder. You can also use a wasabi paste or regular wasabi. Chef Frederic like to transfer the wasabi mayo to a squeeze bottle.
Start with a the tortilla shells. Then, add lettuce, ahi tuna, wasabi mayo and a little black sesame seeds to all.
Serving Suggestion: Watermelon Cocktail
Take a copy of the recipe to the restaurant and receive complimentary valet and a cocktail. (valid until April 1st, 2011)
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Sushi SoBe (inside the Loews Hotel)
1601 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139