Fresh Tuna (Aku) Portuguese Style
Author: Kitchens
  • 1/2 Cup vinegar
  • 1/2 Cup water
  • 10 milliliters garlic - crushed or minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon msg
  • 1 1/2 pounds fresh tuna (aku in Hawaii)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 Cup oil
  • flour (in shaker)
  1. Mix together, vinegar, water, garlic and MSG. Pour over fish slices, and let stand for 1 hour. Spoon marinade over fish occasionally. Remove fish from marinade and pat dry with paper towels. Heat oil in frying pan. Sprinkle filets with salt, pepper and flour. Cook in oil until lightly brown. Serve with Sour Dough French bread. Use stale bread as fresh bread will be soggy. Pour the remaining oil from fry pan. Add the left over marinade and bring to a boil. Dip pieces of bread in marinade.
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