Tim Lovejoy’s Kung Fu Tuna Recipe

i was watching Sunday Brunch this morning and this was a talked about recipe… i can see why. it looks gorgeous, i’m definitely going to try this when i get the chance.. although for me i’d have to have the tuna cooked a bit more… if any of you try it out let me know. happy sunday!
xoxo alex


500g Tuna loin

For the marinade
2 x cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 ginger, grated
2 tbsp oil
100ml soy sauce
2 tbsp fish sauce
2 tbsp rice vinegar
Juice 1 lime
2 tbsp honey
For the vegetables
1 fennel
1/2 cucumber
1 large carrot
3 x spring onions
1 red pepper
1 tbsp sesame seeds

To serve
200g broad rice noodles
Vegetable oil for deep frying
1 chilli sliced
2 x spring onions, sliced

1. Mix together all the marinade ingredients and then place the tuna in the marinade for 1-2 hours.
2. Chop the vegetables into strips.
3. Remove the tuna from the marinade and then seal in a hot pan on all sides before taking out to rest.
4. Place 1 tbsp of oil in the pan and fry off the vegetables. Pour a few tbsp of the marinade over to coat then add the sesame seeds.
5. Deep fry the rice noodles until puffed and serve with the veg and tuna with the chilli and spring onions to garnish.


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