Tuncai Gulcu Mediterranean Diet recipe n.2: Red Mullet – Shrimp Platter.
Here is the recipe of one participant to RECOMED Food Blogger Contest “A menu for the Mediterranean Diet” II edition: Mr Ibrahim Tuncai Gulcu from Beşiktaş / ISTANBUL. His Mediterranean Diet menu foresees the following 3 food recipes:
1) Marinated Anchovies with Tahini Sauce
2) Red Mullet – Shrimp Platter
3) Vegan Pudding
According to the Contest Regulations Recipes, each food blogger should have proposed a menu made by 3 recipes to reinterpret in an original manner to create a “Mediterranean style” convivial meal:
FIRST RECIPE: Appetizer or first course including vegetables among ingredients;
SECOND RECIPE: second or main course;
THIRD RECIPE: dessert based on fruit.
That is to say that recipes needed to be inspired from the principles and values belonging to the Mediterranean Diet, recognized Unesco Intangible Cultural Heritage on November 16, 2010 and realized with the ingredients composing the Mediterranean diet food pyramid created by Ancel Keys and extra virgin olive oil coming from at least one of RECOMED countries.
Here is TUNCAI second recipe:
RED MULLET – SHRIMP PLATTER
25 gr orange juice
50 gr Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 clove garlic
30 gr lemon juice
30 gr feta cheese
7-8 leaves of fresh basil.
Mix extra virgin olive oil, orange juice, smashed garlic and fresh thyme for marination. Marinate the shrimp, fishes and cucumber with this marination for 2 hours and grill.
Slice the basil. Smash the avocado. Mix it with feta cheese, lemon juice and basil.
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