CITRUS CURED KINGFISH

Recipe by Appellation Restaurant, The Louise

Serves 8

Fish
Whole Kingfish cleaned and boned (any other fish, both tuna and salmon work well also)

Cure
800g Murray river pink salt
240g Sugar
8 Lemon zest
8 Orange zest
8 Lime zest
40g Lemongrass sticks
20g Coriander seeds
10g White pepper

Pound coriander seed lemongrass and pepper in mortar and pestle. Mix the rest of the ingredients well. Cover skinless portion of fish; kingfish or any other fish.
Leave for two hours in refrigerator then remove and wash well. Pat dry with a paper towel.

Avocado puree
800g Avocado
60g Lemon oil
120g Glucose
120g Lime juice
20g Salt

Blend all ingredients in a food processor well then place into squeezy bottle.

Garnish

Radishes sliced on a mandolin then placed in ice water for a few minutes
Borage flowers picked
Micro garnet picked

Dressing
25g finger lime caviar
75g verjus
75g grapeseed oil

Remove finger lime caviar from the lime and mix with other ingredients (if you don’t have grapeseed oil you could use olive oil).

To serve

Slice fish into sashimi size potions and arrange on plate or platter. Top with avocado puree, radishes, flowers and micro garnet. Finish by dressing liberally with dressing.

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