Basque albacore tuna in pickled sauce

90 min
Type of dish: Fish
Temperature: Cold, Warm
Allergens
Fish
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Nuts
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Sulfites
Sulfites
Ingredients for 5 portions
Ingredients for portions/units
Tuna 0.5 kg
Coarse salt 0.07 kg
Water 0.5 l
Bay leaf 0.5 g
Onion 0.125 kg
Carrot 0.1 kg
White wine 0.25 l
Vinegar 0.25 l
Elaboration
  • Clean the albacore tuna and cut it in slices. If you have a white tuna belly (Ventresca), keep it in a whole piece.
  • Boil in brine (water and thick salt), add a bay leaf, and keep boiling until the flesh separates from the bone.
  • Remove from brine and let cool.

To make the pickling brine:

  • Cut the onion into julienne strips and chop the carrot into circles or half-moons.
  • Poach in oil, once the vegetables are cooked, add some wine and vinegar and keep boiling for a few minutes. Let cool.

To be packed in glass jars:

  • Sterilize the glass jars (lids must be previously removed) to 100 ºC for 10 minutes (jar capacity 0.25l).
  • Remove skin, bones and coloured black parts from the albacore tuna.
  • Place the albacore tuna into glass jars and cover with prickling brine.
  • Sterilize the glass jars to 100 ºC for 40 minutes or using pressure to 119 ºC for 30 minutes.
  • Wait 4-6 weeks before eating.
  • It can be kept for a long time.

Nutritional information (1 portion)
Fiber 0.91 g
Saturates 7.71 g
Monounsaturated fatty acids 41.1 g
Polyunsaturated fatty acids 5.42 g
Cholesterol 38.25 mg
Calcium 84.82 mg
Iron 2.19 mg
Zinc 1.27 mg
Vitamin A 409.22 ug
Vitamin C 5.97 g
Folic acid 21.06 ug
Salt (Sodium) 5504.47 mg
Sugars 1.81 g
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