Hearthstone Tuna Tartare
A recipe straight from one of Las Vegas's hottest restaurants, Hearthstone!


  • 4 oz. ¼” Diced sushi grade tuna
  • 1 oz. Tuna tartare sauce (recipe follows)
  • ½ tsp. Caramelized chopped garlic (recipe follows)
  • 1 tsp. Chopped toasted hazelnuts
  • 1 tsp. Fine brunoise shallots
  • 1 tsp. Minced chives
  • 3 Tbsp. ¼” Diced fuji apples
  • ½ tsp. Extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 each Fresh lemon crown
  • 8 each Fried poppadum chips pieces
  • 1 pinch Salt & pepper

Ingredients Tuna Tartare Sauce

  • 1 cup Low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 cup Brown rice vinegar
  • ¼ cup Honey
  • 1 cup Lemon juice
  • 2 tsp Lemon zest
  • 1 Tbsp. Calabrian chili paste

Ingredients for Chopped Garlic

  • ½ cup Chopped garlic
  • 1 cup Canola oil

Ingredients for Caramelized Chopped Garlic

  • ½ cup Chopped garlic
  • 1 cup Canola oil


Take a medium sized mixing bowl and add your diced tuna, tuna tartare sauce, caramelized chopped garlic, chopped toasted hazelnuts, minced shallots, minced chives, diced fuji apples and evoo and gently mix to combine with a rubber spatula. Season with salt and pepper and gently mix again, taste and check to see if it is seasoned to your liking. Serve immediately on a chilled decorative plate with the lemon crowns, to squeeze over the top and the fried poppadum chips. If you can’t find poppadum chips, substitute with any kind of you chip you desire to go with your tuna tartare.


Whisk to combine ingredients. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. This recipe yields more than you will need for the recipe, but it will keep in your refrigerator for future uses.


Starting in a cold saute pan add the chopped garlic and the canola oil. Put over a medium heat and stir while it begins to bubble and heat up. You need to gather a fine mesh strainer and a metal bowl and put aside. Once the garlic turns a light golden brown. Strain the garlic through the strainer. Let the caramelized chopped garlic cool and you can reserve the garlic oil for another use.

Go to your local fish market and there are fish markets all across the country. Make sure to buy sushi-grade fish.

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