Wine suggestion
Aromatic light white, fresh acidity, no oak:
Côtes du Rhone "Cuvée de V" (Viognier) 1998, Domaine Les Goubert (Rhone)
Bourgogne Aligote 1998, Jayer-Gilles (Burgundy)

Yield: 4 servings

  • Four 3-ounce pieces of tuna, cut into rectangles
  • 4 spring roll wrappers
  • 1 cup soybeans, blanched and peeled
  • 1 Tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 Tablespoon nampla (Thai fish sauce)
  • 1 chile pepper, finely chopped
  • Salt to taste

Wrap spring roll around tuna and deep fry for 1 minute in 375°F oil and season with salt and slice 4 times.

Mix in blender all ingredients. Serve as dipping sauce.