Yield: Makes 8-12
This is a nod to the popularity of Japanese food, in particular sushi, in Mexico City. Here, tuna steaks are seared with a sesame seed crust and served with a wasabi mayonnaise, chopped scallions, and cilantro or the more exotic radish sprouts. Flour tortillas are used because they are a more neutral background to the tuna.
Unhulled sesame seeds are tan rather than pearly white, and can be bought in any market that carries Mexican ingredients.
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Ludicrously delicious and simple. Loved the wasabi mayo. The tacos are really simple, which made me wonder if they would be too light, but between the tuna and the avocado, they were actually pretty filling. Don't skip the sesame seeds! They added great flavor.
This was a nice change from our favorite Mexican style fish taco. I did use corn tortillas because I had them on hand. Also added a little finely shredded cabbage. Loved the wasabi mayo.
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