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Tuna blinis with shaved zucchini & chive creme fraiche

Saturday, 13 April 2019 / Topics:

  • Time 20 minutes
  • Serves 4
  • Difficulty easyPeasy


  • 2 Eggs

  • 1⅓ Cups milk

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • 1¼ Cups wholemeal self-raising flour

  • 1 Zucchini, shaved thinly with a vegetable peeler

  • 3 Radishes, sliced thinly

  • 2 Spring onion, thinly sliced

  • ½ Bunch of dill, leaves picked

  • 2 Tablespoons capers

  • ½ Cup crème fraiche

  • 1 Tablespoon grated fresh horseradish

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil

  • 300g Tuna, sashimi-grade, thinly sliced

  • ¼ Cup chopped chives


Combine eggs, milk, and half the lemon juice and chives in a jug. Whisk to combine. Place flour in a large bowl and make a well in the centre. Add egg mixture and whisk until just combined and no lumps remain. Set aside.

Combine zucchini, radish, spring onion, dill, capers and remaining lemon juice in a large bowl. Toss to coat.

Combine crème fraiche, horseradish and remaining chives in a small bowl.

Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add ¼ Cup mixture per blini and cook until lightly golden on both sides. Repeat until all the batter is used.

Divide blinis between serving plates. Top with crème fraiche, tuna and zucchini salad.

  • Energy 1524kj
  • Total Fat 20.0g
  • Sat Fat 8.7g
  • Total Carb 14.3g
  • Sugar 8.3g
  • Sodium 430mg
  • Protein 28.1g
  • Fibre 3.3g