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Alaska Halibut Mandarin

Serves: 12
Mandarin Orange Soy Sauce:
Orange juice, fresh squeezed
Sugar
Water
Soy sauce, low sodium
Ponzu-citrus dressing
Sushi vinegar
Sake
Orange juice concentrate
Thai chili sauce
Orange zest
Sesame oil
Garlic purée
Ginger purée
White pepper
Cornstarch slurry

Fried Alaska Halibut:
Alaska Halibut fingers, approximately 2 oz. ea.
Cornstarch

Assembly:
Focaccia square - 4" x 5", warmed
Mandarin orange segments
Scallions, chopped
Sesame seeds, toasted black and blonde
Cilantro leaves, fresh
Orange zest
Sesame oil, toasted


6 oz.
6 oz.
5 oz.
2 oz.
2 oz.
2 oz.
1 oz.
1 oz.
1 Tbsp.
1 Tbsp.
2 tsp.
1 tsp.
1 tsp.
½ tsp.
as needed


3-4 lbs.
as needed


12 ea.
12 oz.
¾ cup
¾ cup
12 Tbsp.
to taste
drizzle

Mandarin Orange Soy Sauce:
Combine all ingredients in a saucepan; heat to a simmer. Whisk cornstarch slurry into sauce to thicken. Allow to simmer another 3 minutes; remove from heat.

Fried Alaska Halibut:
Dredge halibut in cornstarch. Fry halibut in a 365°F to 375°F fryer 1-2 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 145°F.

Assembly:
Dip halibut (2 fingers per order) in Mandarin Orange Soy Sauce. Place sauced halibut on warm focaccia square; top with Mandarin orange segments, scallions, sesame seeds, cilantro leaves, orange zest and sesame oil.

Alternative Menu Ideas:

STIR-FRY:
Stir-fry onions and red, green and yellow bell peppers with minced fresh ginger, garlic, scallions and orange zest. Add cut pieces of fried halibut in Mandarin Sauce. Garnish with Mandarin oranges, fresh cilantro and toasted sesame seeds. Serve on rice or crispy noodles.

CHINESE HALIBUT SALAD:
Dip cut pieces of fried halibut in Mandarin Sauce. Toss with chopped romaine, shredded Napa cabbage, radicchio, chopped scallions, cilantro and wonton chips.
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