Cucumber slices with tuna and avocado tartare

  • makes 24
  • A little effort

These tuna and avocado tartare canapes look stylish but are easy to make. You'll need fresh, top-quality tuna, so go to a good fishmonger and explain that you'll be eating it raw.


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  • tuna steak 200g, cut into very small dice
  • root ginger 1 tsp, grated
  • chives 1 tbsp, plus extra for garnish
  • red chilli 1 medium, seeded and chopped
  • lemon juice 2 tbsp
  • avocado ½, chopped into small dice
  • cucumber 1, cut into ½ cm slices and drained on kitchen paper


  • Step 1

    Mix together the tuna, ginger, chives, chilli, half the lemon juice and season. Drizzle the remaining lemon over the avocado and season. Before serving, put the cucumber slices on a serving platter and spoon 1 tsp tuna mix on each slice with a little avocado. Garnish with the extra chives.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 18
  • Fat 0.9g
  • Saturates 0.2g
  • Carbs 0.4g
  • Fibre 0.2g
  • Protein 2.2g
  • Salt 0.01g