Citrus-Cured Albacore Tuna

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Enjoy this bright, fresh dish, cooled and cured for 24 hours in the fridge. Recipe by Chef Jamie Meireles, Corporate Chef, Oliver & Bonacini Events. Photo by Cindy La. Courtesy of O&B Caters.

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Directions for: Citrus-Cured Albacore Tuna


1 lb(s) albacore tuna

½ cup sugar

½ cup kosher salt

zest of 2 limes

zest of 2 lemons

zest of 2 oranges

1 Tbsp toasted/ground coriander


1. Mix sugar, salt, zest, and ground coriander. Blitz in food processor to combine flavours.

2. Place some mixture down on a sheet pan, place tuna on top. Generously apply cure on all sides of tuna. Cover and refrigerate for 24 hrs.

3. Rinse tuna loin under water briefly. Pat dry, and allow to air dry in the fridge for 1 hr.

See more: Fish, Citrus, Appetizer, Summer

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