RECIPE: Albacore Tuna Ceviche with Jacobsen Ghost Chili Salt

Albacore Tuna Ceviche with Jacobsen Ghost Chili Salt

Our famous Ghost Chili Salt adds a potent, pleasant, and lingering heat to brighten fried chicken, a fresh grapefruit and red onion salsa, flank steak, any citrus-based cocktail, or ceviche recipes like this one.

serves 3-4


1# fresh albacore tuna (yellowtail/ahi substitute), cut into 1/2 inch cubes

4 limes, zested and juiced

1 large red onion, diced

1 oz fresh ginger, microplaned

1 Tbsp quality olive oil

1 Tbsp pure kosher salt

1 c black sesame seeds

1 c cashews, roasted and salted

2 cloves garlic, microplaned

1 Tbsp sesame oil

1/4 c olive oil

1/2 tsp Jacobsen Ghost Chili Salt 

1 bunch fresh radishes, thinly sliced

2 avocados, diced

1 bunch cilantro, picked

Tortilla Chips

Jacobsen Ghost Chili Salt


  • Combine fish, lime zest, lime juice, onion, ginger, olive oil, and pure kosher salt.
  • Let the fish marinade in the fridge for 20 - 30 min. Stir occasionally. 
  • Pulse the sesame seeds, cashews, and garlic in a food processor. Puree with oils, garlic, and salt. 
  • Spread the sesame pesto on a serving platter. Top with marinaded fish and then radishes, avocados, and picked cilantro.
  • Finish with more Jacobsen Ghost Chili salt and serve with tortilla chips.

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