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Lake Lawn Resorts hosts wine and food festival

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DELAVAN (WKOW) -- If you need to unwind after a long week, join Lake Lawn Resort for their annual Wine & Food Festival.

The event is Saturday, August 20th from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. in their our Garden Courtyard.

Tuesday morning on Wake Up Wisconsin, Lake Lawn Resort Chef David Ross showed our viewers how to make Ahi Tuna Won Tons with Sriracha Spiced Avocado.  This is one of the featured dishes for the event.

Sommeliers will be serving a variety of wine samples and answering questions.  Light hors d’oeuvres will be available and you can enjoy live music by Brian Fictum.  

Attendees will receive a keepsake wine glass.  The price for this event is $20 per Adult or $5 per Adult for Resort Guests. (21 and older)

Click on the video version of this story for a demonstration.

Ahi Tuna Won Tons with Sriracha Spiced Avocado

Ingredients for Tuna

8 oz. Ahi Tuna, #1 grade

½ ea. Roma Tomato, small dice

2 tsp. Toasted Sesame Oil

1 tsp. Kikkoman Natural Soy Sauce

¼ tsp. Cilantro, minced

½ tsp. Lime Juice, fresh

¼ tsp. Green Onion, minced

1 tsp. + Pinch Kosher Salt

1 tsp. + Pinch White Pepper

5 ea. Won Tons Wrappers, cut to desired size

1 Tbl. Rainbow Micro Greens

1 tsp. or as needed Sesame Seeds, Black

Pinch Chinese Five Spice Powder

Ingredients for Sriracha Spiced Avocado

¼ Ripe Avocado

1 ea. Shallot, minced

1/8 tsp. or as desired Sriracha Sauce

½ tsp. Lemon Juice, fresh


Select the freshest tuna available and keep as cold as possible until ready to prepare.

Small dice the tuna and place in a mixing bowl. Add the sesame oil, soy sauce, cilantro, green onion, salt, white pepper and lime juice. Mix to combine ingredients then add the tomato and mix in to evenly distributed. Allow to marinate a few minutes or up to 30 minutes refrigerated.

Cut won ton wrappers in half or quarters depending on how big you want them. Deep fry the wontons until crisp. 1-2 minutes trying to keep them from folding over. Drain on paper towels.

Mix 1 tsp. of salt, ½ tsp, white pepper and a pinch of five spice powder. Season the wontons with the seasoning. Reserve.

Scoop the avocado pulp into a small bowl mash with a fork until smooth. Add the shallot, sriracha and lemon juice. Mix to combine. Adjust seasoning if desired.

To assemble

Portion the marinated tuna mixture in the center of the won ton. Place a portion of the avocado on the tuna. Garnish the top with the micro greens and a sprinkle of the black sesame seeds. Serve immediately.

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