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Tuna Tartare in Crispy Wonton Cups
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
8 mins
Total Time
38 mins
Freshly prepared tuna tartare in crispy wonton cups is a bright and elegant crowd pleasing appetizer.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: tuna tartare, wonton cups
Servings: 24 cups
Calories: 95 kcal
Crispy Wonton Cups
  • 24 wonton wrappers
  • 2 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable or canola oil
  • Kosher salt
  • *mini muffin pan
Tuna Tartare
  • 1 1/2 lbs sushi grade tuna, bloodline removed and cut into a 1/4 inch dice
  • 1 Tbsp (heaping) freshly grated ginger
  • 1 tsp wasabi powder
  • 3 tsp jalapeno, minced
  • 1 cup seedless cucumber, cut into a 1/4 inch dice
  • 1/4 cup chives, minced
  • 3 Tbsp cilantro, minced
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 2 tsp rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp kosher salt and a few turns of freshly grated black pepper
  • *toasted sesame seeds and minced chives for garnish (optional)
Crispy Wonton Cups
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

  2. Whisk the oils together and lightly brush oil on one side of each wonton wrapper with a pastry brush, covering completely. Sprinkle lightly with salt.
  3. Place each wonton wrapper, oiled side up, into a mini muffin cup. Gently push the wrapper in to form a cup, the edges will hang over the sides.
  4. Bake for 6-8 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. Remove from the pan and cool to room temperature.
Tuna Tartare
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and stir gently to combine.

  2. Spoon tartare into wonton cups and sprinkle with sesame seeds and minced chives to serve.
Nutrition Facts
Tuna Tartare in Crispy Wonton Cups
Amount Per Serving
Calories 95 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Cholesterol 11mg4%
Sodium 193mg8%
Potassium 93mg3%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 650IU13%
Vitamin C 1.9mg2%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.