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Garlic Soy Marinated Albacore

Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: sashimi sauce, tuna sashimi
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2 as appetizer
Tender albacore sashimi brushed with a delicious sauce, this Garlic Soy Marinated Albacore is sure to make an impressive appetizer for a dinner party. Top it off with thinly sliced scallion and grated ginger. 



  1. Gather all the ingredients.

    Garlic Albacore Ingredients
  2. Slice the garlic and scallion.
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  3. Grate the ginger.
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  4. In a small saucepan, heat the sesame oil over medium heat and add the garlic slices when the oil is hot.
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  5. Cook the garlic until fragrant and add soy sauce.
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  6. Bring the sauce to boil and lower the heat to simmer for 15-20 seconds. Remove from the heat.
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  7. Cut the albacore tuna into about 1/4 inch slices.
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  8. Plate the tuna on a serving plate and brush the garlic sauce. Top with scallion and ginger and garnish with tobiko. Serve immediately.
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Recipe Notes

Recipe by Namiko Chen of Just One Cookbook. All images and content on this site are copyright protected. Please do not use my images without my permission. If you’d like to share this recipe on your site, please re-write the recipe in your own words and link to this post as the original source. Thank you.