My Not-So-Secret Potluck Recipe

Got AHI for dinner?

"Ahi" is a quality yellowfin tuna fish in Hawaii. You should buy Ahi steak for these recipes, not sushi or sashimi grade.

Open Flame Grilled Ahi
About 1/2 pound of 1/4 inch sliced fish meat.
Season with salt, pepper, garlic powder and massage with 2 tablespoon of oil.
Grill over open flame or grille for 3 minute each side or until turned white.
Pour papaya seed dressing or sweet and sour sauce or lemon and melted butter.

Ahi on Electric Grill (George Foreman's Healthy Grill)
About 1/2 pound of 1/4 inch sliced fish meat.
Season with salt, pepper and massage with 1/2 tablespoon of oil.
Grill for 2 minutes, flip once, and grill for 1 minute then remove from heat immediately.
Drip caper sauce (mix 1 teaspoon caper with juice, mustard, 1 teaspoon oil and 1 teaspoon lemon juice)

Miso Ahi
About 1 pound of 1/2 inch sliced fish meat.
In a deep dish, marinate fish with 1 cup miso paste, 1/2 cup of sake, 2 tablespoon sugar and 1 tablespoon Mirin (Japanese seasoned vinegar) for at least 8 hours or overnight.
Heat oven 350 degrees
Put fish on baking tray and cover with remaining marinate
Bake for 15-20 minutes or until done.
Eat with steamed rice and season with furukake.

Ahi Fried Rice
About 1/4 pound of cubed fish meat.
Marinate with 2 teaspoons soy sauce and dash of 5 spices.
Cube carrots and green onion
In large wok, heat 2 tablespoon of oil.
Stir in carrots and peas (or cubed fresh green beans) and add dash of salt.
When heated through, add fish cubes.
Stir fry 2 minutes, add pepper and remove from heat.
Add another 2 tablespoon of oil in the wok.
When heated, stir in steam rice, fry for 5 minutes.
Mix in cooked vegetable and fish. Stir-fry for another minute.
Remove from heat and serve with chopped green onion.

@ Submitted by Luis Chen, Spring 1995
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