Category: Cooking Tuna

Tuna Bars Best Around the World

Tuna Bars Best Around the World

Want to try out some of the best Tuna in the world? Check out our list of best Tuna Bars.

Tuna Bar – Tsukiji Tama Sushi (Tokyo, Japan)

Tsukiji Tama Sushi (Tokyo, Japan)

Tsukiji Tama Sushi is located in the famous Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo, Japan. This Tuna bar specializes in fresh and delicious Tuna sushi dishes, as well as a variety of other seafood dishes. The chefs at Tsukiji Tama Sushi are highly skilled in preparing and presenting Tuna sushi, using only the freshest and highest quality ingredients. Customers can enjoy their sushi at the bar or in the small dining area located inside the market.

Sushi Dai (Tokyo, Japan)

Sushi Dai (Tokyo, Japan)

Sushi Dai is another popular Tuna bar located in the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo, Japan. Known for its long queues and premium quality Tuna sushi, Sushi Dai is a must-visit destination for sushi lovers. The chefs at Sushi Dai are highly skilled in selecting and preparing the best quality Tuna for their dishes, and customers can choose from a variety of Tuna sushi, sashimi, and other seafood dishes.

Amaike Tuna (Nagoya, Japan) Amaike Tuna is a renowned Tuna bar located in Nagoya, Japan. This Tuna bar specializes in maguro (bluefin tuna) and serves a wide range of Tuna dishes, including sushi, sashimi, and other cooked dishes. The Tuna used at Amaike Tuna is sourced directly from the Nagoya fish market, ensuring the highest quality and freshness.

Outdoor Tuna Bar – Tuna Blanca (Cabo San Lucas, Mexico)

Tuna Blanca (Cabo San Lucas, Mexico)

Tuna Blanca is a Tuna bar located in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. This Tuna bar is famous for its fresh and flavorful Tuna dishes, including seared Tuna steaks, Tuna tartare, and Tuna sashimi. Customers can enjoy their Tuna dishes with stunning views of the ocean from the outdoor seating area.

Tuna Bar New York – Tomoe Sushi

Tomoe Sushi (New York City, USA)

Tomoe Sushi is a popular Tuna bar located in New York City, USA. This Tuna bar serves high-quality Tuna sushi and sashimi, as well as a variety of other seafood dishes. The chefs at Tomoe Sushi are highly skilled in selecting and preparing the best quality Tuna for their dishes, and customers can enjoy their sushi at the bar or in the small dining area.

Tuna Bar San Diego – Dockside Market

Tuna Harbor Dockside Market (San Diego, USA)

Tuna Harbor Dockside Market is a Tuna bar located in San Diego, USA. This unique Tuna bar offers customers the opportunity to see the Tuna catch being unloaded and processed before being served as sushi and sashimi. The Tuna used at Tuna Harbor Dockside Market is sourced directly from local fishermen, ensuring the highest quality and freshness. Customers can enjoy their Tuna dishes at the outdoor seating area while taking in views of the harbor.

Tuna Bars – Cooking Tuna Bars

Tuna Bars – Cooking Tuna Bars

Tuna Bars How to Cook
Tuna Bars How to Cook

Quick easy and tasty little snacks. Tuna Bars are a great way to cook your tuna. You can eat them hot or cold and with or without salad and vegetables.

Feel free to add additional ingredients to give extra flavour or cuisine to your tuna bars. Soy sauce for a Asian flavour, lime and salt for a Mexican flavor, tomatos or capers for a Mediterranean flavour, mayonnaise or wasabi for a Japanese twist.

Ingredients for Tuna Bars

  • Tuna 1lb or 500g: Diced or minced raw tuna.
  • Panko breadcrumbs 1 cup: These will help bind and also provide texture.
  • Eggs 3: the egg also acts as a binding agent.
  • 1 cup of tasty cheese.
  • 1 small onion: finely chopped.
  • 1 cup of milk.
  • Chefs choice 1 tablespoons of finely chopped green herbs; Examples include; oregano, parsley, spring onions.

Serves 4 – Approximately 16 tuna fish bars
Preparation Time 10 mins
Cooking Time 15 mins

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Cooking Tuna Bars Instructions

Tip – Prepare your ingredients and work area first, because this can get a little messy. Have a dish or tin ready for the tuna bar mixture.

  • Preheat oven to 180°C or 350° Fahrenheit
  • Combine eggs, milk and breadcrumbs in a large bowl.
  • Add and mix through tuna, onion and herbs.
  • Pour mixture into a greased slice tin or square casserole dish.
  • Bake in oven for 40 minutes, let stand 10 minutes.
  • Cut into squares, serve hot or cold.

Tip – Can be refrigerated for up to 24 hours later.

Panko Breadcrumbs for Cooking Tuna Bars

These are Japanese breadcrumbs which are much bigger and lighter than regular breadcrumbs. This means they go extra crispy! You’ll find them in nearly all supermarkets/grocery stores in the Asian section. You can use regular breadcrumbs if you cannot source Panko Breadcrumbs.

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How to Cook Tuna – Tuna Fish Cakes

How to Cook Tuna – Tuna Fish Cakes

Cooking Tuna Fish Cakes

Delicious, cheap, protein packed, versatile, quick and easy… it’s hard to turn your head away from this recipe!. Better yet, you can cook them two different ways… pan fried or baked.

Tuna Fish Cakes are so versatile they can be introduced to any meal. Perfect for lunch or dinner and even in between. Ideas include as a main with salads, stuffed into burger buns or pia wraps, smaller tuna cakes as appetizers, the list is endless.

Master our easy tuna fish cake recipe and enjoy them a myriad of ways – Asian (served with Asian salads and soy sauce), Mexican (serve with lime and salt), Mediterranean (served with tomatoes and capers), Japanese my favourite (with a mayonnaise and wasabi sauce).

Our Tuna Fish Cake recipe is a base, you are welcome to add your own herbs, spices, condiments and extras to achieve the flavour you desire. We encourage you to get creative.

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Ingredients for Tuna Fish Cakes

  • Tuna 1lb or 500g: Diced or minced raw tuna.
  • Panko breadcrumbs 2 cups: These will help bind and also provide texture.
  • Eggs 2: the egg also acts as a binding agent.
  • Potato’s 1lb or 500g: Steamed or boiled and then mashed
  • Chefs choice 5 tablespoons any of the following crushed or finely chopped herbs and spices; Examples include; Garlic, ginger, scallions, oregano, parsley, onion.
  • Chefs choice 2 tablespoons any of the following liquids; balsamic vinegar, wasabi, lemon, sesame oil, soy sauce
  • Salt pepper and chili to taste.

Serves 4 – Approximately 16 tuna fish cakes
Preparation Time 10 mins
Cooking Time10 mins

Instructions for Preparing Tuna Fish Cakes

Tip – Prepare your ingredients and work area first, because this can get a little messy.
Dice or mince the Tuna, combined the dry ingredients into a bowl or container. Have the wet ingredients ready. Have a tray ready for the rolled tuna cakes.

  • Add to a mixing bowl the tuna, breadcrumbs and potato.  Mix and combine well with a wooden spoon or similar tool. Clean hands ok too.
  • To the bowl, add all other ingredients and continue to mix and combine well.
  • Once all ingredients have been mixed into the bowl, it’s time to roll a handful of the mixture into a tight ball and then flatten slightly to form a pattie. Place the fish cake pattie on a prepared tray or plate. The following mixture should produce approximately 16 tuna fish cakes.

Tip – the now prepared tuna cakes can be cooked now or placed into the fridge for cooking up to 24 hours later.

Instructions for Cooking Tuna Fish Cakes

Pan Fry: Heat 1-2 tablespoons oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add tuna cakes and fry for 4-5 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and crispy on the outside.

To Bake: preheat oven to 400 °F or 200 °C. Add tuna cakes on a prepared oven safe tray. Baked for approximately 15 minutes until golden brown.

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Panko Breadcrumbs for Tuna Fish Cakes

These are Japanese breadcrumbs which are much bigger and lighter than regular breadcrumbs. This means they go extra crispy! You’ll find them in nearly all supermarkets/grocery stores in the Asian section. You can use regular breadcrumbs if you cannot source Panko Breadcrumbs.

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