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Want Something Different for Memorial Day? Try This Top Chef's Tuna Tacos

Try Top Chef Winner Hung Huynh's Tuna Tacos

Originally posted 05/24/2013 06:30PM

Not in the mood for barbecue this Memorial Day? Top Chef Season Three winner Hung Huynh suggests you try his tuna tacos instead.

"They're a perfect party food to serve for Memorial Day Weekend since they are delicious and different from the usual burger and barbecue options," the executive chef for restaurants Catch (in New York and Miami) and The General tells PEOPLE. "Tuna tacos are also nice for summertime as it's light and refreshing, and when mixed with a little taco crunch, it is ideal on a hot day."

Sound good? Here's the recipe:

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VIDEO: Top Chef's Hung Shares His Spicy Super Bowl Wings

Originally posted 02/04/2010 12:50PM

When the New Orleans Saints take on the Indianapolis Colts at Sunday's Super Bowl XLIV in Miami, Top Chef season 3 winner Hung Huynh won't be cheering for either team. He won't even be watching the game. Instead he'll be in the kitchen at his restaurant, Ajna Bar in New York's meatpacking district, working, he tells us.

But a busy schedule hasn't stopped Huynh from thinking about the big game completely. The chef has prepared a special recipe – his take on the iconic chicken wing – exclusively for PEOPLE.com readers to make during their own Super Bowl bashes.

"People always have some sort of chicken wings at parties," he says. "I wanted to do something different that is not fried or buffalo wing style."

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