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Tahitian style fish

Tahitian style fish

Little pieces of fish marinated overnight a night in lime juice.

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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 4 people, you will need:

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PreparationStart to finish
12 hours 57 min.12 hours 57 min.
Preservation: Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
15 min.
Tahitian style fish : Photo of step #1 The day before, cut 600 g fish fillet into small pieces. Ideally use 3 different kinds of fish: salmon, cod, whiting, tuna, etc.
Stage 2
Tahitian style fish : Photo of step #2 You should make the pieces quite small about 1 or 2 cm) and fairly thin.
Stage 3
5 min.
Tahitian style fish : Photo of step #3 Squeeze the 5 limes, and put the juice in a bowl through a very fine strainer to remove all the pulp.

Add salt.
Stage 4
12 hours
Tahitian style fish : Photo of step #4 Put all the fish in the salted lime juice, mix well.

Cover with plastic film and refrigerate overnight.
Stage 5
Tahitian style fish : Photo of step #5 The next day, you will see that the fish has been cured by the lime juice, as it will have become opaque (effectively "cooked").
Stage 6
5 min.
Tahitian style fish : Photo of step #6 Drain the fish in a strainer. You can discard the lime juice now.
Stage 7
10 min.
Tahitian style fish : Photo of step #7 Wash, peel and cut 1 carrot in small pieces.
Stage 8
3 min.
Tahitian style fish : Photo of step #8 Cut 1 bunch chives very fine.
Stage 9
10 min.
Tahitian style fish : Photo of step #9 Cut 1 shallot into very small pieces.
Stage 10
3 min.
Tahitian style fish : Photo of step #10 Add carrot, chives and shallot to the fish, mix well.
Stage 11
1 min.
Tahitian style fish : Photo of step #11 Finally add a little olive oil, perhaps chive flavoured.

Add pepper, then check seasoning.
Stage 12
5 min.
Tahitian style fish : Photo of step #12 Serve like this, as a salad, or on toast. If you're having a barbecue, serve as a starter, and make toast directly on the barbecue with slices of lightly buttered bread. Yummmm...

Remarks

If you don't have limes, you can use lemons, but it will not be as good.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 4 people : 8.94 €
Per person : 2.24 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made.
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