Asian Infused Fresh Salmon Tartare

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Asian Infused Salmon Tartare

Last week Cousin Joe sent me this text message, ” Cuz I’ll be at your house in 1/2 hour, R U Home? I have fresh salmon and Oysters for the beach tomorrow, can you make an Asian infused Salmon Tartare for us using one of the salmon filets?”  My reply, “Yes  & Yes, see U soon.”  I love receiving Cousin Joey’s text messages… we are super fortunate that he works in Boston at Stavis Seafoods Inc. as a fish broker, and often treats our family to top quality fresh seafood caught all over the world.   Minutes after receiving that text message,  cousin Joey walked through my front  door holding a large Stavis Seafood Box, sporting his big handsome smile.  As we walked over to my kitchens island, Joey said, “I know your not a big Sushi fan, so I bought 2 salmon filet, use one to make us Tartare, and the other cook how ever you want!”  Together we unpacked the seafood from the box and transferred it to clean containers for refrigeration.  I was thrilled to get the green light to prepare the second salmon filet to my liking, and was equally thrilled to be given the opportunity to create a new recipe, using Asian ingredients I always have on hand in my pantry, and fresh scallions from Appleton Farms picked earlier that day.  The Asian Infused Salmon Tartare recipe I created was a BIG HIT on the beach the next day!  Cousin Joey, Brother Joey, St. Barry, and Eric Lorden, Owner and chef of Passports restaurant said “You nailed that Sista”…” Best Tartare Ever!”…”Crazzy Good!”

 

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Asian Infused Salmon Tartare

Ingredients

2 ½ lbs. fresh salmon filet; skin and bones removed; ¼ inch dice cut

2 tablespoon freshly grated ginger

3 tablespoons rice vinegar

3 tablespoon soy sauce

3 tablespoon dark sesame oil

3 scallion; green & white parts; cut into ¼ inch pieces

2 tablespoon Wasabi Powder

2 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

1 tablespoon Ground Fresh Chili Paste

juice of 1  lime

1 teaspoon kosher salt

3/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Step-by-Step

1 mix all ingredients together; transfer to airtight container; refrigerate 4 hours before serving

2 transfer to serving bowl just before serving; serve with rice crackers

 

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