tuna crudo (sweet and spicy!)

Buttery smooth ahi tuna crudo is topped with charred corn, candied jalapeños and a cilantro lime dressing. Simple, fresh, and so good!

  • Author: Indi Hampton
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Cut
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free


  • 2 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 jalapeño, chopped (seeds removed, if desired)
  • 1/4 cup corn kernels, fresh or frozen
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 8 oz sushi-grade skinless, boneless ahi tuna
  • 1 tbsp fresh-squeezed lime juice
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
  • 1 tbsp minced fresh cilantro
  • flaky salt


  1. Combine vinegar and sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil and cook, stirring constantly, until sugar is fully dissolved. Add jalapenos, return to a simmer, and cook for 2 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to transfer pepper slices to a plate to cool.


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