Sous Vide Olive-Oil Poached Walu Fish


Emily Farris and Jeff Akin are the co-founders of Feed Me Creative, a former culinary creative agency in Kansas City, MO.

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Walu, also known as escolar, is a really tasty fish — especially after it gets poached in the Anova Sous Vide Precision Cooker then served with olive oil and crispy roasted mushrooms. But buyer beware: you don’t want to eat more than six ounces of this fish at a time. Trust us. Or Google it.
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Ingredients for 2

  • 1 (8-ounce) walu steak

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil


  • Step 1

    Set the Anova Sous Vide Precision Cooker to 120°F (48°C).

  • Step 2

    Season the fish with salt and pepper and place in a large zipper lock bag. Add the olive oil and seal the bag using the water immersion technique. Place in the water bath and set the timer for 30 minutes.

    • Finishing Steps

    • Step 0

      When the timer goes off, remove the bag from the water bath. Remove the fish from the bag, pat dry, and cut into thin slices. Serve.

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