Marseillan, France


Red mediterranean tuna grilled, caramelized
tomatoes and sichuan pepper corn


  • 250g Red mediterranean tuna
  • 4 Large cherry tomatoes
  • 1 Green Courgette
  • 1 Yellow courgette
  • Balsamic Vinegar
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Sichuan pepper


  1. Heat some water in a pan and peel the tomatoes for 10 secondes.
  2. Peel them, make sure to keep the stalk and place them on a oven safe tray.
  3. Cut in large sticks the courgette and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Pre-heat the grill, once hot, grill the courgettes on one side with olive oil and keep warm.
  5. Season the tomatoes with salt, Sichuan pepper, basalmic vinegar and olive oil.
  6. Place them in the oven for 10 min and baste them now and then.
  7. Grill the tuna on both sides and make sure to leave a divided square mark.
  8. Place quickly the courgettes in the oven and re-heat them.
  9. Slice the tuna and present it on the plates, with the tomatoes and the courgettes.
  10. Finish by spreading the tomatoes cooking juices with a bit of fleur de sel.