Cazón Frito en Adobo

Deep-Fried Marinated Shark

Preparation info

  • 8

    Tapas
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

MoVida Rustica

By Frank Camorra and Richard Cornish

Published 2009

  • About

THIS IS DRINKING FOOD. SIMPLE DRINKING FOOD. GET SOME GUMMY SHARK — EVEN THE SUPERMARKET SELLS IT — SOAK IT OVERNIGHT IN A MARINADE, ROLL IT IN SOME FLOUR, THEN DEEP-FRY IT. IN SPAIN THEY USE CAZÓN, OR SPOTTED DOGFISH, BUT WE’VE OPTED FOR LOCAL GUMMY SHARK. WHAT IS INTERESTING IS THE USE OF WATER IN THE MARINADE — AND THE LACK OF SALT. SALT DRAWS LIQUID OUT OF THE FISH; WATER PLUMPS IT UP. SO WHAT WE’RE DOING IS MAKING SUPER-SUCCULENT, SLIGHTLY SHARP, BITE-SIZED MORSELS OF FISH THAT