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  • n. A Peruvian dish of raw fish, similar to sashimi and carpaccio, in a spicy sauce.


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  • According to chef Nobu Matsuhisa, "tiradito" comes from a Spanish word meaning "to throw," because the fish slices are thrown into a bowl.

    Week in Words

  • Central to Desnuda is a changing menu of ceviche and tiradito.

    Bare on the Half Shell

  • The tiradito I tasted in Peru was dressed at the last minute with citrus juice, olive oil, and salt and served with a side of sweet potatoes, roasted corn, red onions, and/or other vegetables.

    Daisy’s Holiday Cooking

  • My take on the theme features lightly marinated half-“cooked” strips of snapper and is sort of a mini tiradito plate on a skewer—perfect for cocktail parties.

    Daisy’s Holiday Cooking

  • Highlights: tiradito de dorado freshness incarnate, shrimp with tamarind sauce, Kevin's velociraptor impression.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Tilapia "tiradito," or tossed together, "cooks" the fish in a bath of lime, ginger, ají amarillo, red onion and cilantro.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Chef Roberto Castre's ceviche and tiradito-style sashimi dishes vibrate with chile shadings: Chronicle

  • A raw tiradito of sea bass with recoto and red jalepeno slices was far superior ($14).


  • It offers a good variety of seafood traditional dishes like different kinds of, tiradito (similar to cebiche but it has no onions, the fish is cut in thin slices instead of dices and it can be covered with different creams and sauces), jalea (deep fried shellfish on top of a fish filet and onions salad), arroz de mariscos (rice with shellfish) and many other fish dishes. Todos los Blogs del Perú

  • Of all the chapters, the one on ceviche and tiradito is perhaps the most accessible to home cooks. Philadelphia Weekly


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