House-Cured Tuna with Brick Cheese Spread

House-Cured Tuna with Brick Cheese Spread "Ice Cream, " Baby Butter Lettuce and Sherry Vinaigrette

prep time

minutes
cook time

minute
servings
6

Ingredients
















Cooking Instructions

For tuna:


1

In mixing bowl, mix gray sea salt, sugar, thyme and rosemary. Roll tuna in mixture, coating well; place in perforated pan and refrigerate 2 days. Remove from pan, tie with butcher string, and hang in refrigerator 1 week.


For ice cream:


1

In saucepan, heat half-and-half and milk almost to boiling point. Whisk 1 cup hot milk mixture into yolks, whisking constantly. Whisk back into remaining milk in pan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, just until the mixture thickens. Do not let boil. Cool until warm and whisk in brick spread. Chill and transfer to ice cream maker. Freeze in ice cream maker according to manufacturer's directions.


2

Final preparation: Slice tuna thinly (12 slices). Arrange 2 slices on each of 6 plates. Rub tuna with a small amount of olive oil. In large bowl, toss lettuce with remaining olive oil, vinegar and pink sea salt to taste. Arrange lettuce over tuna. Garnish with a scoop of ice cream.


Ingredients
















Cooking Instructions

For tuna:


1

In mixing bowl, mix gray sea salt, sugar, thyme and rosemary. Roll tuna in mixture, coating well; place in perforated pan and refrigerate 2 days. Remove from pan, tie with butcher string, and hang in refrigerator 1 week.


For ice cream:


1

In saucepan, heat half-and-half and milk almost to boiling point. Whisk 1 cup hot milk mixture into yolks, whisking constantly. Whisk back into remaining milk in pan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, just until the mixture thickens. Do not let boil. Cool until warm and whisk in brick spread. Chill and transfer to ice cream maker. Freeze in ice cream maker according to manufacturer's directions.


2

Final preparation: Slice tuna thinly (12 slices). Arrange 2 slices on each of 6 plates. Rub tuna with a small amount of olive oil. In large bowl, toss lettuce with remaining olive oil, vinegar and pink sea salt to taste. Arrange lettuce over tuna. Garnish with a scoop of ice cream.


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