Fresh Lomi Lomi Tuna
p>1 1/4 Pounds sushi quality Ahi Tuna 1/4" dice
3/4 cup English cucumber -- diced, seeded, peeled
1/2 cup fresh Roma tomatoes seeded and diced
1/2 cup sweet red onion finely chopped
1/3 cup fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sesame oil (or to taste)
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves coarsely chopped
Thinly sliced green onions
toasted sesame seeds
Tobiko cavair, if desired
In a non-reactive bowl, combine the Ahi, cucumber, tomato, onion, lime juice, oils and salt and pepper to taste. Cover and refrigerate and allow to marinate 30 minutes. Remove 20 minutes before serving and stir in cilantro. Serve on fresh field greens garnished with green onions, sesame seeds and Tobiko, if desired.
Serves 8-10 as an appetizer.
*Lomo Lomi is an appetizer served throughout Hawaii. Add/substitute whatever other fresh, seasonal crunchy vegetables you can find such as jicama, fresh water chestnuts, parsnips, etc...