Tuna Cocktail Stars

Difficulty 2/5

Makes 30 stars – Prep: 20 mins – Oven: 10 mins

  • -140g tinned tuna (in brine), drained
  • -1 spring onion
  • -10g coriander
  • -50g Moutarderie de Luxembourg cocktail sauce
  • -1 lime
  • -salt and pepper
  • -15 crustless sandwich bread slices
  • -olive oil, for brushing
  • -Trout or salmon eggs
Tuna Cocktail Stars

  1. 1Put the drained tuna in a sieve and leave to drain some more while preparing the remaining ingredients.
  2. 2Cut the spring onion into slices and put in a small food processor. Roughly chop the coriander and add to the food processor with the cocktail sauce.
  3. 3Press the tuna in the sieve with a spoon to remove any remaining liquid and add to the food processor.
  4. 4Grate the zest of 1/4 lime and add with 1 tablespoon of lime juice to the tuna. Generously season with salt and pepper, then blitz into a paste.
  5. 5Adjust the seasoning with more salt and pepper if needed.
  6. 6Put the tuna paste into a piping bag fitted with a star-shaped nozzle and refrigerate until needed.
  7. 7For the star-shaped croutons: Preheat the oven to 160°C fan.
  8. 8Put a sandwich bread slice onto a chopping board and flatten with a rolling pin. Using a star-shaped cookie cutter, cut out 4 stars from each flattened bread slice.
  9. 9Brush some olive oil on one side of the stars and put on a baking tray.
  10. 10Bake the bread stars in the preheated oven for 10 minutes until golden.
  11. 11Once cool, pipe some tuna paste onto each star and decorate with fish eggs and coriander before serving.