Tuna, figs and beetroot

Filip Poon

Filip Poon

3rd September 2018
Filip Poon

Tuna, figs and beetroot

This is a simple recipe for tuna, figs and beetroot.


  • 60g tuna
  • 1 fig
  • 1 pink beetroot
  • 1 yellow beetroot
  • 2tbsp of white wine sauce
  • 1tbsp of green chervil oil


Microwave some chervil until its dry, blend it to a powder.
Sear the tuna on all sides. Dust the chervil powder onto of the tuna, slice into 0.5 cm thick pieces.
Cut the fig into smaller pieces, dress it with a olive oil, honey and lemon zest.
Roast the yellow beetroot with honey and pink peppercorn, on 160°c.
Slice thinly the pink beetroot on a mandolin, add in water to crispen.
Blend and mix chervil and oil, bring up to a 60°c, strain. make a white wine sauce, flavored with lemon.
Add the chervil oil and serve.

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