Spicy Marinated Yellowtail and Mandarin Sashimi Recipe

Spicy Marinated Yellow Tail and Mandarin Sashimi

Prep Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2


  • 1 teaspoon jalapeño pepper pulp see above image and instructions
  • 1/4 teaspoon chile paste Sambal Oelek is perfect
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Mandarin juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grape seed oil
  • 5 to 6- ounces very thinly sliced sushi grade Yellowtail
  • 2 Mandarins peeled and sliced horizontally, into about 1/4-inch rounds


  1. Use a fine grater to purée the jalapeño into pulp, keeping the seeds out.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the jalapeño, chile paste, vinegar, Mandarin juice and sugar. Then whisk in the oil.
  3. Add the Yellowtail to the marinade, cover tightly, and let it marinate in the refrigerator for about 15 minutes.
  4. Arrange the Yellowtail and Mandarin slices on two plates and drizzle with any remaining marinade.