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Sea Bream and Cured Ham Carpaccio

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Umami-rich carpaccio made with sea bream and cured ham. Water cress makes the dish colorful.Instead of sea bream, you can use flounder or Japanese sea bass.

 Ingredients( for 2 persons )

  • 80g seabream (for sashimi)
  • cured ham
  • 1 bunch watercress
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • 1. Shave a seabream thinly and arrange on a plate.
  • 2. Cut cured ham in slices half as big as the seabream. Put the cured ham on each piece of seabream.
  • 3. Blend olive oil, white wine vinegar, salt and pepper. Spread half of it on 2. Mix watercress, which is cut into 4cm lengths, with the rest of the dressing.
  • 4. Spread 3 thickly on to 2.

Umami Score of Main Ingredients in the Recipe


Sea bream

Inosinate :


Cured ham

Glutamate :

調理時間 15分

  • Cooking time : 15 minutes
  • Calorific Value : 230 kcal

Sea bream is rich in umami substance, inosinate, cured ham is rich in glutamate and so forth.Paring of these two ingredients provides umami synergy and makes dish tasty.



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