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Soy Sesame Salmon Tartare with Avocado served on Cucumber Rounds

Soy Sesame Salmon Tartare with Avocado

This is a super easy and quick recipe that can be put together very quickly. It should be served as soon as it is tossed together.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 -6 Appetizer Portions


Soy Sesame Salmon Tartare with Avocado

  • 1/2 pound fresh salmon fillet diced (sushi-grade)
  • 2 teaspoons scallions finely minced
  • 1 teaspoons gluten-free soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoons mirin
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 avocado diced
  • juice from one fresh lime
  • salt

For Serving

  • English cucumber thinly sliced
  • Ichimi Togarashi Japanese seven flavor chili pepper
  • fresh chives or scallions finely minced
  • black sesame seeds optional


To make Soy Sesame Tartare with Avocado

  1. In a medium bowl, mix together salmon, scallions, soy sauce, mirin and sesame oil.
  2. In a small bowl, gently toss avocado, lime juice and salt to taste.

To Serve

  1. Spoon Salmon Tartare on top of cucumber rounds, then top with a little chopped avocado. Sprinkle some Ichimi Togarashi or black sesame seeds, and chives on top to garnish. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

There are so many ways to serve this simple appetizer. You could mix the avocado and lime juice in with the salmon tartare and simply serve it on top of cucumber rounds or rice crackers. For a more elegant presentation, dice the cucumber and add it to the salmon tartare and avocado, and serve in martini glasses.