Serves 1 as a light meal or 3 as appetizers or pupus.
Appetizer

Ingredients

Maui Lavender Ponzu Ahi Tostadas
  • sushi quality ahi,3,oz, yellowfin or bigeye, though this recipe also works well with albacore tuna,,
  • corn tostadas,3,,,
  • Maui Lavender Ponzu, 3-4, tablespoons,,
  • avocado,1/2,, sliced,
  • green onion stalk,1,,sliced thin,
  • fresh shiso leaves,3,,,
  • A sprinkle of toasted white sesame seeds,,,,
  • Optional: 1 calamansi lime,,,,
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Maui Lavender Ponzu Ahi Tostadas

This recipe is an homage to Gabriela Camara’s tostadas, a favorite dish enjoyed many times at Contramar in Mexico City. These tostadas draw flavor profiles from different beachy shores.

Written By Kiki Aranita, Poi Dog | Feb 12, 2021

Ingredients

Maui Lavender Ponzu Ahi Tostadas
  • sushi quality ahi,3,oz, yellowfin or bigeye, though this recipe also works well with albacore tuna,,
  • corn tostadas,3,,,
  • Maui Lavender Ponzu, 3-4, tablespoons,,
  • avocado,1/2,, sliced,
  • green onion stalk,1,,sliced thin,
  • fresh shiso leaves,3,,,
  • A sprinkle of toasted white sesame seeds,,,,
  • Optional: 1 calamansi lime,,,,
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Instructions

  1. Slice the ahi thin and marinate in Maui Lavender Ponzu for 5 minutes
  2. Place a shiso leaf upon each tostada
  3. Divide the marinated ahi between the tostadas
  4. Top the ahi with a slice or two of avocado
  5. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and green onion
  6. Serve with an optional squeeze of calamansi