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Chilli Tuna Tartare Pasta Recipe

Chilli Tuna Tartare Pasta Recipe

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Easy Recipes, Pasta, Seafood
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4
Calories 404 kcal


  • 350 g dried fusilli or other pasta
  • 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, plus extra for serving
  • 4 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1-2 dried red chillies, deseeded and chopped
  • Grated zest and freshly squeezed juice Of 1 unwaxed lemon
  • 1 tablespoon chopped thyme leaves
  • 500 g tuna steak, cut into chunks
  • A handful of basil leaves
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • #‘Tartare means uncooked so this recipe calls for very fresh, sashimi-grade tuna. If you prefer your tuna cooked, sear it on a preheated stove-top grill pan for 1 minute on each side or until cooked to your liking. Let’s start chilli tuna tartare pastry recipe.# Bring a large saucepan of salted water to the boil. Add the pasta and cook until al dente, or according to the instructions on the packet. Drain well and set aside.
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    Meanwhile, heat the oil in a frying pan, add the garlic and fry gently for 2 minutes until lightly golden. Add the chilli, lemon zest and thyme and fry for another minute.
  • Drain the pasta, reserving 4 tablespoons of the cooking liquid, and return both to the pan. Stir in the hot garlic oil mixture, lemon juice, tuna, basil leaves, salt and pepper and a little extra olive oil. Serve at once.
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Keyword Chilli, Fish recipes, Pasta recipes