Completely Keto Seared Tuna & Avocado Tartare

In the coastal city of San Diego, where the Pacific Ocean’s waves crash against the shore and the air is filled with the promise of adventure, there lived a chef named Sofia. With a love for the sea and its bounty, Sofia was determined to craft a dish that embodied the freshness of the ocean while catering to the growing demand for ketogenic cuisine among her patrons. Inspired by the vibrant colors and flavors of the local farmers’ markets and the high-quality tuna caught off the coast, Sofia created the Completely Keto Seared Tuna & Avocado Tartare.

In her quaint, sunlit kitchen overlooking the sea, Sofia began her culinary creation. She carefully selected the freshest tuna, searing it lightly with extra virgin olive oil, sea salt, and pepper to enhance its natural flavors. The avocado, known for its creamy texture and nutritional value, was diced into small cubes, forming the perfect base for the tartare. To this, Sofia added the sharpness of red onion, the brightness of cilantro, and the tang of freshly squeezed lime juice. A single chili pepper, minced, was the final touch, adding a gentle heat that lingered with every bite.

Sofia’s Completely Keto Seared Tuna & Avocado Tartare was an instant sensation, a dish that celebrated the simplicity and elegance of its ingredients. It became a testament to her creativity and commitment to providing her patrons with a keto-friendly option that did not compromise on flavor or freshness. In this dish, Sofia captured the essence of San Diego’s coastal spirit, offering a taste of the ocean’s treasure in every bite.

Harlan Kilstein’s Completely Keto Seared Tuna & Avocado Tartare

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 75 kcal


  • 8 oz Tuna Fresh
  • 4 Tbs Olive Oil Extra virgin
  • 1 Tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Pepper
  • 1 Large Avocado Diced small cubes
  • 1/3 Cup Red onion Chopped small
  • 1/3 Cup Cilantro Finely chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Lime Juice Squeezed
  • 1 Chili pepper Minced


  1. Heat up a small heavy skillet to medium high heat

  2. Rub tuna with 3/4 Tbs olive oil

  3. Sprinkle with a pinch of salt & pepper

  4. Place in skillet and sear on each side to a golden color

  5. Some like their fish cooked through while others prefer it rare

  6. Please cook for at least a few minutes on each side if you would like it cooked thoroughly

    Allow to cool

  7. Using a cutting board chop tuna into small pieces

  8. Add remaining ingredients and transfer to a bowl and toss until juices are all well absorbed

    Serve chilled

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