Umami-rich Recipes with Seafood

Sea Bream and Cured Ham Carpaccio

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.

Sea Bream and Cured Ham Carpaccio

Umami Score of Main Ingredients in the Recipe

Sea bream

Sea bream

Inosinate :
180〜400mg/100g

Cured ham

Cured ham

Glutamate : 340mg/100g

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.

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

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

Recipes

  • 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.