Tuna Pizza

Recipe by: Chef José Mendín

 Photography byJuan Fernando Ayora


Tuna Pizza

Below is an exclusive recipe from Chef Mendin’s FOOD REPUBLIC recipe book, a collaboration with Norwegian Cruise Lines and Colors & Flavors.

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Servings: Makes 1

1 crispy tortilla (scroll down for recipe)

1 ½ tbsp. aioli (scroll down for recipe)

3 oz. (89g) sushi grade tuna, sliced thin

¼ tsp. fresh chives, finely chopped

1 tsp. pearl onion, sliced thin

1 tsp. Maldon salt

1 tsp. truffle oil


Place the crispy tortilla on a serving plate and spread the aioli over the tortilla.

Place the sliced tuna on top, making sure to cover all of the pizza base.

Garnish with the chives, pearl onion, Maldon salt and truffle oil.

Slice into quarters.

Crispy Tortilla

Yield: 1

1 floured tortilla

Pre-heat the oven to 275°F.

Puncture the tortilla a few times with a fork, then place on baking tray lined with parchment paper. Place another tray on top, bottom side down. Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes.

Remove from the oven and working quickly, take away the top tray and then put the tortilla on a cold surface. Place a cold tray on top, putting on slight pressure.


Yield: 2 portions

3 tbsp. mayonnaise

1 tsp. garlic, peeled, minced

In a bowl mix the mayonnaise and garlic paste until well combined.

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