Albacore Carpaccio

Serves 4
4 Albacore filets

For the sauce:

  • 2 garlic cloves
  • ¾ cup Arbequina olive oil
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp sweet paprika
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1 cup of freshly chopped cilantro
  • 1 cup of freshly chopped parsley
  • 1 red hot chili pepper
  • Salt and pepper
    1.)In a blender combine all the ingredients for the sauce, process 10 seconds just to blend. 

    2.)In a dish place the albacore filets, season with sea salt and pepper. Pour sauce over fish. Let it marinate for at least 2 hours. 

    3.)Over a medium high heat grill or hot frying, pan place the albacore to cook for about 2-3 minutes on each side. It has to be rare. 

    4.)Then, remove from the heat and cut the fish into really thin slices about ¼ inch; set them on 4 plates topped with the rest of the marinade.