Grilled Abalone with Papaya Sauce

Total Time:
6 hr 35 min
Prep:
25 min
Inactive:
6 hr
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients
  • Marinade:
  • 1 fresh lime
  • 1 papaya, peeled, sliced, and seeds removed and reserved
  • 1 chile pepper, diced
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pound abalone
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro leaves
Directions
  • To make the marinade, microwave lime in a small bowl to release essential oils, and set aside until cool enough to handle. Through the feed opening of a running blender add, 1 at a time, half of the papaya (reserving the other half), chile pepper, vinegar, salt and pepper. Then with the blender still running, squeeze in the juice from the microwaved lime.

  • Place abalone in a nonreactive container, pour marinade over, cover and refrigerate for 6 to 8 hours.

  • Heat grill.

  • Use marinade to make a sauce by adding it to a pan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil and let reduce and thicken. In a small bowl, create a slurry by gradually adding 1 tablespoon water to cornstarch. Whisk slurry into sauce, and add reserved papaya slices and papaya seeds. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper, remove from heat, cover and keep warm.

  • Grill abalone over medium-high heat until opaque. Remove from heat and let rest.

  • Serve with sauce and sprinkle with chopped cilantro.


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