Sunday, 30 March 2014

Gemfish Avocado 'Ravioli'


Gemfish Avocado 'Ravioli' by Carole's Chatter
 
We bought some smoked gemfish at a gala – it's a fish I've never eaten before.  It was smoked in the old fashioned way with no chemicals.  It was quite yummy.
I got the idea for this non-pasta 'ravioli' from Dorie Greenspan.  I used slices of avocado in place of pasta.  So I made a little smoked fish salad:


Flaked smoked fish

Salt and pepper

Extra virgin olive oil

Some Caesar salad dressing (Paul Newman's)

A small amount of chopped red chilli

¼ of a small onion – finely chopped

1 spring onion (scallion) with the green bits snipped with kitchen scissors a la Nigella.

You can prepare this salad to this stage ahead of time but then only add the lemon or lime juice just before assembly of the fish with the avocado.

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10 comments:

  1. I've never heard of gemfish, your dish looks tasty.

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  2. How creative! I love avocado and your "ravioli" idea.

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  3. Is gemfish like smoked trout? Looks like a jewel of a dish!

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  4. Wow! you're creative. Plus, I've never heard of Gem fish.

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  5. Love the colors! I've never heard of gemfish either.

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  6. This looks so yum!
    Avocado is a perfect match with seafood I cant make a prawn cocktail without it now!

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  7. I don't know what gemfish is, but smoked fish sounds good. Smoked fish with avocado sounds even better. Nice summery lunch, Carole. Thank you for sharing.

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  8. Gosh, I've never heard of gemfish - I've certainly got my eye out for it now, and I love the idea of the avocado ravioli - brilliant. Did you see the pineapple ravioli with the crab filling on Masterchef last night? Can't wait to try that one either.

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  9. You are very creative. I've never even heard of gemfish! I love anything with avocado though so maybe I could try this with another smoked fish.

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  10. I've never heard of gemfish before. This looks delicious!

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