Marinated Tuna Tartar with Goat Cheese Ingredients:
8 ounces tuna cut into ½ inch dice
1 tablespoon olive oil
a pinch of freshly ground white pepper
3 ounces fresh goat cheese
½ tablespoon soy sauce
½ small garlic clove, minced
½ teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot, peeled
salt to taste
1 tablespoon fresh chives, minced
1 cup lightly packed small arugula leaves
Makes 8 servings
1. In a shallow glass-baking dish, drizzle the olive oil over the tuna and season with the white pepper. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until chilled, or for up to 2 hours.
2. In a bowl, mash the goat cheese with the soy sauce, garlic, ginger and season with salt. Gently toss the marinated tuna with the goat cheese and the chives until well coated. Mound the tuna tartare on plates, garnish with the arugula and serve.