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Big-Eye Tuna Pizza

Big-Eye Tuna Pizza

From: Akira Back, Yellowtail, Las Vegas. Yield: 4 servings.

4 flour tortillas, 8" each

7½ oz. big-eye tuna, cleaned, trimmed, thinly sliced against grain

6½ oz. red onion, thinly sliced with grain, rinsed

1 oz. extra virgin olive oil

¾ oz. white truffle oil

½ oz. micro shiso mix

¼ oz. micro bulls blood

as needed, Maldon sea salt

as needed, black pepper, very coarsely ground


5 oz. soy sauce

5 oz. Shiragiku vinegar

½ oz. lemon juice, fresh

Ponzu Mayo:

9 oz. mayonnaise

2¼ oz. ponzu

For ponzu: Combine all ingredients and mix thoroughly

For ponzu mayo: Combine both ingredients together and mix thoroughly.

To assemble: Brush tortillas on both sides with extra virgin olive oil and season with black pepper. Toast tortillas until very crispy in either a broiler or on a griddle. Remove to another work surface. Brush generous amounts of ponzu mayo on one side of tortilla. Garnish with red onions on top of ponzu mayo. Lay tuna over onions and mayo, making sure to completely cover the tortilla. Season tuna with black pepper and sea salt. Drizzle truffle oil over top of seasoned tuna, evenly seasoning the whole pizza. Sprinkle micro shiso and micro bulls blood over top of the pizza. Make sure greens are evenly distributed. Cut pizza into 8 even slices. Transfer gently onto plate. Serve immediately.

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