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Tea-Marinated Salmon with Tangerines


15 min

Tea-Marinated Salmon with Tangerines

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15 min


4 persons




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Author: Monica Feluchi

People, who have never heard about the tea-marinated salmon with tangerines, cannot even imagine how this dish looks like. Those, who have tasted it, wish to cook the dish over and over again – so unusual it is! Now, it is your turn to cook this interesting dish and you will not be disappointed with the result!


  • salmon: 500 g (fillet)
  • soy sauce: 2 Tbsp
  • salt: 1 Tbsp
  • black tea: 1 tsp
  • Hot boiling water: 4 Tbsp
  • tangerine: 1 piece (large)
  • balsamic vinegar: 1 Tbsp
  • sweet pepper: 1 Tbsp (powdered)
  • oil: 1 Tbsp
  • garlic: 0.25 tsp (dried and powdered)
  • black pepper: 1 pinch
  • fennel: 0.5 tsp (dried)
  • bay leaf: 8 piece
  • peppercorn: 3 piece

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Stages of cooking

  1. Prepare the ingredients for the dish to have them at hand in the process of cooking


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  2. Brew the tea and let it cool down a bit. While it is cooling down, wash and juice the tangerine. Mix the spices and salt in a separate bowl.


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  3. Strain the tea, add soy sauce, oil, vinegar and tangerine juice. Mix everything once again.


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  4. Slice the salmon fillet and dredge each piece with the spices.

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  5. Take a clean glass can and put the first layer of fish on the bottom of it. Cover the fish with the bay leaves and then put the next layer of the fish. Repeat the steps until you use all the fish. Then pour marinade inside the can, cover with the lid and shake it well. Make sure the fish is covered with the marinade. Place into the fridge for the night. Do not forget to shake it well from time to time.

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  6. Enjoy the sandwiches with the salmon!

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History of the Tea-Marinated Salmon with Tangerines:

The Tea-Marinated Salmon with Tangerines dish combines the flavors of Asia, Europe, and America. The recipe originated in Japan, where marinated fish is a common dish known as "tsukemono" or "pickled things." The Japanese love the taste of marinated fish, and it has become a popular dish in many countries around the world.

Tips and Tricks for Tea-Marinated Salmon with Tangerines Recipe:

  1. Use fresh salmon fillets for the best results.
  2. Make sure to mix the spices and salt separately so that each piece of salmon will be evenly coated.
  3. Use a clean glass can to marinate the fish.
  4. Shake the can well from time to time to make sure that the marinade gets into every nook and cranny of the fish.
  5. Marinate the fish overnight in the fridge to allow the flavors to develop fully.

Tips for presenting the dish:

  1. Serve the Tea-Marinated Salmon with Tangerines with a side dish of steamed rice and a fresh vegetable salad.
  2. Garnish the dish with thin slices of cucumber, radish, or lime.
  3. Serve the dish in a shallow bowl or platter, and drizzle some of the marinade over the top.
  4. Arrange the fish slices in a circular pattern, starting from the outer edge of the bowl or platter and working inward.
  5. Sprinkle a pinch of black pepper and fennel over the top for added flavor and presentation.

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