Ocean Trout Tartare Recipe

Ocean Trout Tartare Recipe

SHO at the Setai in New York City serves some the World's Best Spa Cuisine like this healthy fish dish with a tangy vinaigrette. 

Ingredients

For the wasabi mayonnaise:

  • 1 jar mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon wasabi paste

For the fish:

  • 240 grams ocean trout, diced
  • 20 milliliters wasabi mayonnaise (see above)
  • Fresh lemon juice, salt, and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 8 teaspoons chopped chives
  • 30 milliliters citrus vinaigrette, preferably using Kalamansi
  • 8 teaspoons ocean trout roe, for garnish

Directions

For the wasabi mayonnaise:

Mix together mayonnaise and wasabi paste.* 

For the fish:

Combine ocean trout with wasabi mayonnaise mixture. Adjust mixture with fresh lemon juice and salt and pepper to taste. Add the chives and combine. Pour vinaigrette into the bottom of a shallow serving bowl. 

Divide the fish mixture in 4 equal parts and arrange each into a round disc and place in bowl. Garnish the top of each trout with 2 teaspoons of roe.

*Note: If using wasabi powder, mix with water to make a paste and whisk into prepared mayonnaise. Adjust with lemon juice and salt and pepper. 

Trout Shopping Tip

A fresh fish should not smell fishy nor have milky, opaque eyes; it should have bright red gills, firm flesh, and a tight anal cavity.

Trout Cooking Tip

Whole fish should be stored upright in ice in the refrigerator.