Tuna salmon rosette with cucumber salad and citrus oil

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Grapeseed or canola oil
1 tablespoon Sesame oil
½ cup Lime juice
1 Lemon, Zest from
1 Lime, Zest from
2 Cucumbers peeled
1 Clove garlic, chopped
1 Shallot, chopped
1½ tablespoon Honey
1½ tablespoon Soy sauce
1 tablespoon Chinese mustard
4 Plum tomatoes, seeded and diced
Citrus Oil for garnish
1 pounds Salmon, sliced thin
1 pounds Sushi quality tuna, sliced thin

CUCUMBER SALAD

TUNA SALMON ROSETTES

Combine ingredients in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Let sit overnight. Strain and set aside. Slice cucumber into thin strips lengthwise. Saute garlic and shallots over medium heat for two minutes. Add honey and soy sauce. Remove from heat and stir in Chinese mustard, cucumber and tomato. Let sit for at least 2 hours.

Place tuna and salmon slices lengthwise on a cutting board and cover with plastic wrap. Gently pound slices with a knife handle or meat tenderizer.

Cut the salmon and tuna slices into 1½-inch strips. Lay two of the salmon slices next to each other. Place two slices of tuna on top of salmon. Roll the salmon and tuna strips lengthwise. Form a rosettes by gently pushing the top of the roll outward.

To serve:

Spoon a small amount of cucumber salad onto each plate. Place tuna salmon rosettes on the salad.

Bring citrus oil to a boil.

Pour ½ tablespoon of hot citrus oil over the rosette and serve immediately.

Yield: 4 servings

NOTES : CHEF DU JOUR MARCUS SAMUELSSON SHOW #DJ9368 Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V4 #051 by "Ed Bauman" <BIRCHCREEK@...> on Feb 18, 97.

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