Cooking Foods Italian Recipes- Roasted Small Tuna

 

Cooking Foods Italian Recipes- Roasted Small Tuna 

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The fresh small tuna weigh 4 pounds each, I will cut head and tie to fit ttem inside the oven pan.Small Tuna (1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Using the sharp  saw of a small knife I start to cut following the gill.Small Tuna (3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

I go straight to the top of the head.
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I do the same on the other side.
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I find the backbone: from this position is easy to cut it.
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I cut the lower part of the gill to detach the head.
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Also I could use a scissor to do this operation.
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I have already cleaned the inside of the fish just before.
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As I incided all the head I firmly catch head and body with my hands.
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I can snap easily the backbone now.
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Cut the tie.
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I fit the fish inside an oven pan good enough to contain the fish.
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As herbs I will use basil and garlic.
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P will spread marine salt on the internal and external of the fish.
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A good pinch inside the belly.
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A good pinch on the sides.
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I insert basil leaves in the belly. Small Tuna (24)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Just 2 leaves for each fish are enough.
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I cut the garlic in slices. Small Tuna (21)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Insert the garlic in the belly too.
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I cut other garlic.

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I put this garlic aroun the fishes.
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One spoon of extra virgin olive oil on each fish, I let it enter the bellies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One glass of white wine: an half on top of the fish (I try to not wash away the salt, you can add the salt after the wine instead) the other half inside the oven pan.
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The fishes are ready.    Small Tuna (33)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I use oven paper to cover the pan.

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I sealed the oven pan with the paper.
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I put in the oven at temperature of 250 Celsius (500 Fahrenheit) for one hour.
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I get the fish from the oven: I will open thepaper when ready for the table.
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The final result.     Small Tuna (40)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cooking Foods Italian Recipes- Roasted Small Tuna 

More details in my books published in Amazon.com

 

 

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