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Sashimi (Sliced Raw Fish)

 

31

Yield

5

servings

Prep

1

hrs

Cook

0

min

Ready

1

hrs

Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

1 pound bass fillets
fresh sea bass
*
1 pound squid
1 pound turbot
*
1 pound fish
tunny
1 pound halibut
1 pound fish
abalone
1 pound fish
bream
Dipping sauce
4 tablespoons soy sauce, tamari
or tosa joyu or chirizu
Garnish
1 each daikon (chinese icicle radish)
2 inch section
*
1 x celery
*
1 x carrots
*
Cutting the fish

Directions

There are 4 basic cuts for Sashimi.

A Very sharp, heavy knife is a must.

Hara Giri (Flat Cut) Most popular cut.

Suitable for any filleted fish.

Holding the fish firmly, cut straight down in slices about ¼ inch to ½ inch thick and 1inch wide, depending on the size of the fillet.

Kaku Giri (Cubic Cut) This style of cutting is more often used for tunny fish.

Cut the fish as above, the cut the slices into ½ inch cubes.

Ito Zukuri (Thread Shape) Although this technique may be used with any small fish, it is especially suitable for squid.

Cut the squid straight down into ¼ inch slices, the cut lengthways into ¼ inch wide strips.

Usu Zukuri (Paper Thin Slices) Place a fillet of bass or bream on a flat surface and, holding the fish firmly with one hand, slice it at an angle into almost transparent sheets.

TO SERVE:

Sashimi may be composed of one fish or a variety of fish.

To serve as part of a meal, arrange the fish attractively on individual serving plates.

Garnish each plate with obout ½ teaspoon of wasabi and decorate with strips of daikon, carrot and/or celery.

Cover with a sheet of plastic and refrigerate for no more than 1 hour before serving.

Pour the dipping sauce of your choice into tiny dishes and accompany each serving of Sahshimi with it's own sauce.

The wasabi may be mixed with soy sauce or tosa joyu to taste.

To serve as an hors d' oerve, arrange two or more varieties or cuts of sashimi on a serving dish and accompany with dipping sauce.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 467g (16.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 59221% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 21%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 494mg 165%
Sodium 1422mg 59%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Sugars g
Protein 201g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 27% Iron 19%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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