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Spicy Ahi Tuna
Spicy Ahi Tuna

Fahrenheit Chef David Feimster has created a real winner with his Spicy Ahi Tuna and Shrimp Crisps, a cohesive, delectable dish that will warm you up during the cold winter ahead. Out of the kindness of his heart, Chef Feimster has shared the secret ingredients and method to making this tasty tuna treat with our readers and we encourage you to give it a try. Your guests will surely appreciate it.

 1/3-cup Mayonnaise
• 2 tsp Hot Chile Paste
• 1 tsp Hot Chile Oil
• 1/2 tsp Toasted Sesame Oil
• 1 box Shrimp Chips
• 1/2-pound Sushi-quality Fresh Tuna
  (cut into ¼ inch cubes)
• 2 tbsp Finely Sliced Scallions
• 2 tbsp Finely Chopped Cilantro
• 3 tbsp Toasted Black Sesame Seeds

In a small bowl combine tuna, mayonnaise, chile paste, hot chile oil, green onions and sesame oil and stir to combine. Heat up saucepot with one quart of peanut oil to 400 degrees. Add shrimp chips 2 to 3 at a time. They will expand immediately. Set aside on a plate with a paper towel to absorb the excess oil. Salt and pepper to taste and let cool. After the chips have cooled scoop 1 tablespoon of spicy tuna mix on each chip. Sprinkle with black sesame seeds, garnish with cilantro, and enjoy!