Crudo of halibut, smoked cream and heritage radishes

4
1 hour 15 minutes

Ingredients

Halibut crudo

  • 300g of halibut fillet, thick, skinned
  • 100g of salt
  • 100g of sugar

Smoked cream

  • 200g of cultured cream, best quality you can find
  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested
  • 1 large shallot, finely diced
  • salt

Radishes

  • 1 bunch of radishes, preferably heritage

To serve

  • raspberry powder
  • red vein sorrel leaves

Method

1
To begin, make the crudo. Mix the salt with the sugar and sprinkle a layer over a tray. Place the halibut fillet on top and sprinkle with the rest of the cure. Set aside for 30 minutes
  • 300g of halibut fillet, thick, skinned
  • 100g of salt
  • 100g of sugar
2
Meanwhile, cold-smoke the cream using a commercial smoker or Big Green Egg barbecue. This will take 15–20 minutes, best results will come from using hay, sawdust, cherry or apple wood chips
  • 200g of cultured cream, best quality you can find
3
When the cream has been smoked, mix with the chopped shallot, lemon juice and zest and season with a little sea salt
  • salt
  • 1 large shallot, finely diced
  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested
4
After 30 minutes of curing, wash the halibut thoroughly under cold water and pat dry
5
Thinly slice the radishes using a mandoline and slice the fish as thinly as possible using a very sharp knife
  • 1 bunch of radishes, preferably heritage
6
Lay the halibut slices on a cold plate in a circle. Cover with a layer of the smoked cream, then cover the cream completely with the sliced radishes. Dust with raspberry powder, arrange the red vein sorrel over the top and serve
  • raspberry powder
  • red vein sorrel leaves