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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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Stage 1 - 15 min.
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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

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

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Source

Home made.

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