Bacon and Tuna Poke!
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Asian/Hawaiian fusion
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Serves: 16
 
Ingredients
  • POKE:
  • 1 pound yellowfin tuna, diced into 1/4 inch pieces.
  • 3/4 pound of thick-cut smoked bacon, diced.
  • 1/2 cup finely diced red onion.
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger.
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic.
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion.
  • SOY-SESAME DRESSING:
  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce.
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil.
  • 2 tablespoons water.
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes.
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt.
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper.
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted.
  • TO SERVE:
  • 2 avocados, peeled, pitted and mashed.
  • 16-18 fried wontons.
Instructions
  1. DRESSING:
  2. Combine soy sauce, sesame oil, water, chili flakes, salt, pepper and sesame seeds in small bowl and whisk well. set aside.
  3. BACON:
  4. In a skillet or wok, slowly cook bacon over medium low heat, stirring continuously until 50% rendered. For tender bacon, quit at this stage and drain on paper towel. For crispy bacon, continue until completely rendered, and drain.
  5. ASSEMBLY:
  6. In a large bowl, combine the bacon, tuna, onion, ginger, garlic and green onion. Add the dressing and toss. Season to taste.
  7. TO SERVE:
  8. Spoon 1 tablespoon avocado mash on to fried wonton wrapper. Top with bacon-tuna mixture.
Recipe by The Bacon Hunter at http://thebaconhunter.com/?p=1678