It should come as no surprise that diners are looking for exciting, high-quality seafood options on restaurant menus. A 2019 Technomic survey revealed that 45% of consumers are opting for seafood because they consider it a healthy option. Other diners are thinking about the environment, with 32% percent of respondents agreeing that wild caught seafood is an important purchasing factor. How can you get in on this growing trend?
Pierport® Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna checks all the boxes for diners craving seafood. Pierport® starts with AAA grade wild, line caught ahi tuna so operators can trust in quality that is sourced responsibly. The Pierport Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna comes pre-seared to perfection, ready to thaw and serve—saving your BOH team precious prep and cook time. Diners are met with robust flavors thanks to the peppercorn and sesame rub coating each slice of tuna. Whether you’re using the ahi tuna to create shareable appetizers or hearty entreés, consistently sized slices make controlling plate portions and food costs simple. Explore the versatility of Pierport® Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna with our mouth-watering recipe for kimchi tuna rolls.
1 Pkg Pierport Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna
½ Cup Kimchi
½ Cup Katy’s Kitchen® Mayonnaise
1 Tsp Wasabi Powder
1 Tsp Water
1 Tsp Mirin
1 Cup Wakame Seaweed Salad
Nori, for garnish
Black & White Sesame Seeds, for garnish
In a small bowl, combine the wasabi powder and water, and mix into a paste. Then add the mayonnaise and mirin to the bowl and stir until fully combined. To assemble, place a small amount of kimchi on 1 slice of seared ahi tuna and roll the tuna around it. Secure with a pick. To plate, place the roll atop a small bed of seaweed salad and drizzle with wasabi aioli. Garnish with black and white sesame seeds.
Talk to your Shamrock Foods Sales Representative about adding Pierport® Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna to your menu.
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