Dilmah Seven Star Tea

Tuna Tataki, Salad of Roasted Peach and Greens with Mango and Strawberry Infused

Food : Appetisers

Tuna Tataki, Salad of Roasted Peach and Greens with Mango and Strawberry Infused

Ingredients

  • 600g Tuna loin
  • 5cl Olive oil
  • 5g Iodized salt
  • 4g Crushed black pepper
  • 20g White sesame
  • 20g Black sesame

For the peach

  • 250g Yellow peach in syrup
  • 50g Butter
  • 3g Salt
  • 1g Grounded black pepper

For the salad

  • 300g Romaine lettuce heart
  • 100g Oat tree leaf lettuce
  • 100g Frisee lettuce (yellow part)
  • 50g Celery leaves (yellow)
  • Rocket lettuce (young)

For the mango and strawberry vinaigrette

  • 15g Mango strawberry tea leaves
  • 10cl Water at 90°C
  • 20g Honey
  • 8cl Olive oil
  • 4cl Lemon juice
  • 5g Salt
  • 3g Black pepper (freshly grounded)

Method

  • Slice the tuna loin into 25cm x 3cm x 3cm.
  • Brush the tuna with olive oil.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Quickly sear the loin until the loin has changed its colour.
  • Roll each piece into the black and white sesame.
  • Cool then store in the chiller while prepping the other ingredients.
  • Once cooled, slice equally into 30 pieces as demonstrated in the picture.

For the peach

  • Cut each peach halves into six segments.
  • Heat up the butter in a non-stick pan. Roast the peach to a golden brown glaze.
  • Season accordingly.

For the salad

  • Toss the lettuces with the vinaigrette and arrange as per the picture.

For the mango and strawberry vinaigrette

  • Steep the tea for 8 minutes and strain.
  • Whisk in the olive oil and lemon.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.

Assembly / Finishing

  • Roasted peach segments as a fan (3 pieces p/p).
  • Arrange the 3 pieces of tuna tataki at the opposite of the peach in order to form an ovaloid shape.
  • Arrange the salad in the middle, the romaine leaf taking support on the peach segments allowing the salad to be upward.

The range of Dilmah Tea used

  • Dilmah t-Series Designer Gourmet Teas

The variety of Dilmah Tea used in the recipe

  • t-Series Mango and Strawberry