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lhpangler Feb 28, 2011 02:12 PM

Anyone know where I can find a nice chunk to make tar tar? My sushi bar has a permit to carry, but I want my owe... thanks so much

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    JeremyEG RE: lhpangler Mar 13, 2011 09:34 PM

    The fish markets I usually frequent have stopped carrying much of it because it's endangered. Where are you located?

    I like regular tuna for tar tar though as well as wild salmon when you can find it. Good luck!
    JeremyEG
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      bluejworld RE: JeremyEG Mar 13, 2011 10:49 PM

      I agree that wild salmon makes excellent tar tar.
      Never tried regular tuna.
      What is it and where do you find this kind?

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        lhpangler RE: bluejworld Mar 14, 2011 05:52 AM

        My standard goto is tuna sashimi grade, cut up in pieces, toss in cuisinant.
        Add olive oil, capers, chili paste and a hint of sesame seed oil, pulse a
        few times. Scoop into bowl, sprinkler sesame seeds and drizzle a little
        soy. I like this on cucumber slices or wheat thins. You can also make hand
        rolls etc with it. As far as blue fin, my local sushi guy has a state
        issued permit. I was hoping to find a source somewhere on the coast of
        Carolina. No luck so far

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