Tahitian style fish


Tahitian style fish
Little pieces of fish marinated overnight a night in lime juice.
224,0084.7/5 for 27 ratings
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 4 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
12 hours 57 min.12 hours 57 min.
Keeping: Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
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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
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You should make the pieces quite small about 1 or 2 cm) and fairly thin.

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

Cover with plastic film and refrigerate overnight.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Add pepper, then check seasoning.

Stage 12 - 5 min.
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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

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).

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Source

Home made.

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This recipe uses (among others)
Fish filletFish fillet: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Fisherman's Ragout, Sea bass with coriander cream en papillote, Nicholas's fish, Parcels of fish fillet in spinach, Cod loin with saffron, ... All
LimeLime: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Vietnamese prawns, Seared tuna with lemon and lime, Lime confectioner's custard (pastry cream), Mixed salad stack, European glass, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Thaï rice with small vegetables, Chicken with rice and leeks, Paté en croute (terrine in a pie crust), Koulibiak in pie dish, Greek salad, ... All
CarrotCarrot: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Turban of sole with langoustines, Confit of carrots with bacon, Fish fillet in express cooking envelope, Chinese style chicken, Veal Chop With Assortment of Vegetables, ... All

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