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

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Stage 1 - 15 min.
Tahitian style fish
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
You should make the pieces quite small about 1 or 2 cm) and fairly thin.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Tahitian style fish
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
Put all the fish in the salted lime juice, mix well.

Cover with plastic film and refrigerate overnight.

Stage 5
Tahitian style fish
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
Drain the fish in a strainer. You can discard the lime juice now.

Stage 7 - 10 min.
Tahitian style fish
Wash, peel and cut 1 carrot in small pieces.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
Tahitian style fish
Cut 1 bunch chives very fine.

Stage 9 - 10 min.
Tahitian style fish
Cut 1 shallot into very small pieces.

Stage 10 - 3 min.
Tahitian style fish
Add carrot, chives and shallot to the fish, mix well.

Stage 11 - 1 min.
Tahitian style fish
Finally add a little olive oil, perhaps chive flavoured.

Add pepper, then check seasoning.

Stage 12 - 5 min.
Tahitian style fish
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...
If you don't have limes, you can use lemons, but it will not be as good.
Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
709 Kcal or 2,968 Kj109 gr68 gr0 gr
35 %42 %6 %0 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
52 Kcal or 218 Kj8 gr5 gr0 gr
3 %3 %<1 %0 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
177 Kcal or 741 Kj27 gr17 gr0 gr
9 %11 %2 %0 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Fish
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  • For 4 people : 8.94 €
  • Per person : 2.24 €

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